Operations at the country’s premier Chattogram sea port have resumed after around 35 hours with a countrywide work abstention enforced by a section of logistics service providers being called off yesterday afternoon.
Most of the operations at Chittagong port remain suspended for the second consecutive day today, as a faction of owners and workers of goods transport are observing a countrywide 72-hour work abstention since yesterday.
China’s exports unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in August thanks to solid global demand, helping take some of the pressure off the world’s second-biggest economy as it navigates its way through headwinds from several fronts.
An overall decline in the country’s foreign trade last year for the pandemic brought the Chattogram port down nine places in the latest ranking of Lloyd’s List “One Hundred Container Ports 2021” analysing annual container transport of 2020.
The construction of the Bay Terminal, a long-awaited project of the Chittagong port, is gaining momentum after slowing down due to the coronavirus pandemic as the government looks to complete it by 2024.