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Hong Kong set to be unseated by Busan as 5th busiest container port

Sea freight processed in city drops for second straight month in November; Busan is set to overtake it next year

Hong Kong's port lost its No 1 status to Singapore in 2005, No 2 to Shanghai in 2007, No 3 to Shenzhen in 2013, and its fourth placing to Ningbo in 2015.


HONG KONG is poised to lose its ranking as the world's fifth-busiest container port if cargo-handling trends continue.

Sea freight processed in the city dropped for a second straight month in November, making Hong Kong the only container port among the world's top five to...

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