China news, Jingwei, March 24 - according to the "Ministry of transport" wechat news, the Ministry of transport released the development of the waterway transportation market in 2021 and the market outlook in 2022. It is expected that the global demand for container shipping will remain strong.
According to the Ministry of transport, from the development of waterway transportation market in 2021, in terms of dry bulk transportation market, the transportation demand increases and the freight rate fluctuates upward. The annual average value of China's coastal (bulk) comprehensive freight rate index was 1299 points, up 25.0% year-on-year. In terms of liquid cargo dangerous goods transportation market, the transportation demand is generally stable, and the supply of transportation capacity is relatively stable. The average value of crude oil freight index among coastal provinces was 1542 points, a slight decrease of 0.6% year-on-year; The average value of coastal refined oil freight index was 1054 points, down 7.4% year-on-year; The freight rates of coastal chemical ships were stable as a whole, and the freight rates of some routes increased slightly. In the container transportation market, the transportation capacity decreased slightly and the freight rate increased significantly. In 2021, the average value of China's domestic container freight index of Xinhua Pan Asia shipping was 1470 points, with a year-on-year increase of 22.3%.
In terms of inland shipping market, the dry bulk cargo transportation market has grown steadily, the ship capacity is still in oversupply, and the freight rate is high before and low after the whole year. The container transportation market showed a substantial growth trend, and the volume of container hot metal intermodal transportation increased by more than 30% year-on-year. The bulk liquid dangerous goods transportation market is relatively stable. The inter provincial passenger transport market gradually rose in the first half of the year, but it was greatly affected by the epidemic in the second half of the year, and it will take some time for the market to recover to the pre epidemic level. In 2021, the average value of dry bulk freight index of the Yangtze River was 760 points, a year-on-year decrease of 0.03%; The average value of the Yangtze River container freight index was 993 points, down 1.3% year-on-year; The average freight rate index of Pearl River shipping bulk cargo was 1057, with a year-on-year increase of 0.9%; The average freight rate index of Pearl River shipping container was 882 points, a year-on-year increase of 0.8%.