Output of 53 major shipbuilding firms in China up 13.7% in Jan-Apr

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 10:35:35 (GMT+3)   |   Shanghai

In the January-April period of the current year, the aggregate shipbuilding output of the 53 major shipbuilding enterprises in China amounted to 12.88 million dead weight tons (dwt), up 13.7 percent year on year, as announced by the China Association of the National Shipbuilding Industry (CANSI). In the given period, new ship orders of the 53 major shipbuilding enterprises amounted to 9.09 million dwt, decreasing by 48.2 percent year on year. As of the end of April, ship orders on the books of the shipbuilding enterprises in question totaled 83.86 million dwt, down 6.7 percent year on year.

In the January-April period of the current year, the aggregate shipbuilding output for export orders of the 53 major shipbuilding enterprises in China totaled 12.11 million dwt, up 14.9 percent year on year. Meanwhile, new ship export orders of the shipbuilding enterprises in the period in question amounted to 8.44 million dwt, decreasing by 48.0 percent year on year. As of the end of April, ship export orders on the books of the 53 major shipbuilding enterprises totaled 75.81 million dwt, down 7.1 percent year on year.

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