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Contact:

 

Robert Morris, GPA’s Director of External Affairs
Savannah:
(912) 964-3855 | China: (912) 484-5992
rmorris@gaports.com

FACT SHEET

Georgia | China Booming Trade

• The Port of Savannah was the nation’s fastest growing port with a compounded annual growth rate of 15 percent between 2001 and 2006 alone, while the national average was 9.3 percent.

• The state of Georgia is the second largest importer and exporter of goods to and from China on the East Coast. With such strong trade lanes with China, the GPA is paving the way to accommodate future growth. With reference to Hong Kong alone, the state of Georgia is the third largest importer and second largest exporter on the East Coast.

• To accommodate booming trade with China, the GPA is investing $1.2 billion in capital improvements at the Port of Savannah.

• Several new services connecting Savannah and the Far East have firmly cemented it as the busiest U.S. East Coast port with Northeast Asia and second busiest in total Asian trade including India and the Middle East after New York/New Jersey. In FY2006 alone, the GPA attracted seven new services to Savannah with four to Asia.

• The GPA has five Suez services (three with Southeast Asia and two with India/Middle East) and expects two more Suez services within the next three months (one from India and one from SE Asia).

• China, including Hong Kong, accounted for more than 43 percent of GPA’s total trade of loaded containers in 2006.

• Top 10 U.S. Export Commodities from Savannah to China including Hong Kong: fabrics including raw cotton; food (poultry); wood pulp; clay; paper and paperboard including waste; metal and ore; resins and rubber; retail consumer goods; chemical; logs and lumber; other totaling 179,532 TEUs in CY2006.

• Top 10 U.S. Import Commodities to Savannah from China including Hong Kong: furniture; retail consumer goods; hardware and houseware; machinery; appliances and electronics; toys; decorations; wood and wood products; mineral; footware; rugs, sheets, towels and blankets; other totaling 511,530 TEUs in CY2006.

• In October 2005, the GPA and the Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) signed an historic agreement to jointly promote all-water shipping routes and trade opportunities between China and the Port of Savannah. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement provides for the exchange of information and expertise in the areas of marketing, operations, engineering and information technology.

 

 

联络:

 

Robert Morris, 海外事业部主管
美国:
(912) 964-3855 | 中国: (912) 484-5992
rmorris@gaports.com

股市信息

乔治亚洲 | 迅速发展的中国贸易

• 萨凡纳港是美国发展最快的港口,仅在2001年和2006年两年,当美国年平均港口贸易增长率在百分之9.3之际,其年度总增长率已达百分之15.

• 乔治亚州是美国东海岸第二大与中国进行进出口贸易的州, 在和中国有这样强壮的贸易通道的前提下,乔治亚州港务局对双方今后的发展将提供更为有利的服务. 比如仅涉及与香港的贸易往来一项,乔治亚州是美国东海岸第三大进口总量和第二大出口总量的州府。

• 为适应正迅速发展的美中贸易,乔治亚州将投资12亿美元,改进并提高萨凡纳港口的设施及设备。

• 几个正在新建的设施更紧密并加强巩固了既纽约和新泽西州后,繁忙的美国东海岸港口萨凡纳港和远东国家之间的联系,如亚洲东北部的一些国家:亚洲第二大贸易中心印度和中东地区。仅2006年,新结交的与乔治亚州进行港口贸易的7个亚洲伙伴中,有4个正与萨凡纳港进行着贸易往来。

• 乔治亚州港务局有五个苏伊士运河服务系统(三个服务于东南亚地区,两个服务于印度和中东地区),同时我们希望在今后的三个月内另两个系统也能很快地运转起来(一个来自印度,另一个来自东南亚)。

• 中国,包括香港,在2006年的统计报告中宣称:和乔治亚州港口的集装箱贸易总量增长率高于百分之43。

• 萨凡纳港是美国十大与中国及香港地区的日用商品出口港口之一:

纺织品包括生棉制品;食物(家禽);纸浆;黏土;纸制品及其废料;铁和矿石;树脂和橡

胶;零售商品;化学制品;原木和旧家具等,2006年年度总量达到179,532吨集装箱吞吐量.

• 萨凡纳港是美国十大与中国及香港地区的日用商品进口港口之一:

家具;零售商品;五金器具和家庭用品;机械装置;电子设备;玩具;装饰装潢;木材和木材制品;矿物质;鞋类;地毯;床单;毛巾和毯子等,2006年年度总量达到511,530吨集装箱吞吐量.

• 在2005年10月,乔治亚州港务局和上海国际港口集团签订了一个历史性的协议,在中国和萨凡纳港之间共同创立了水路运输路线及贸易往来协议,协议备忘录上明确阐述了在市场,工程信息技术及具体操作上彼此将会共同协作,交换信息及专门技术,以寻求共同的发展。

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