Chongqing seizes the opportunities of West China Development, Three Gorges Project and the golden waterway construction of the Yangtze River to speed up the construction of the shipping center on the upper reaches of the Yangtze River.
Chongqing’s ports realize over 100 million tons in both waterway freight volume and throughput.
Ninety percent of Chongqing’s foreign goods and materials are transported by ships. The freight rotation volume of Chongqing’s surrounding provinces and cities accounts for 40% of the city’s total port throughput.
Chongqing’s water transport freight turnover, water transportation average distance and cargo ship average tonnage all rank first among the country’s inland cities.