The World’s Largest Shipping Hubs
The purchasing power of a currency is the amount of goods and services that can be bought with one unit of the As consumers, we often overlook the complexity and sheer size of global trade that is behind the goods and services we consume everyday.
Trade accounts for roughly 60% of global GDP—and emerging markets, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, have trade to thank in part for their economic growth in recent times.
When it comes to the movement of all these goods, shipping hubs are a crucial component of the trade ecosystem. The following data looks at the 10 largest global shipping hubs and their changes in throughput over time.
First published: December 30, 2020 (link)
Source files included: .ai, .eps, .pdf
Data source: MARDEP, Freightos, World Shipping, World Bank
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