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Port of Los Angeles predicts high consumer demand for the rest of 2021

Container volumes continue to soar at the Port of Los Angeles. The large demand from US consumers is expected to persist throughout the rest of the year, says the port's executive director.

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The Port of Los Angeles continues to see a sharp increase in container volumes.

The port on the US West Coast has handled 876,430 teu over the past month, which, according to the port, is the highest level ever for the month of June and an increase of 27 percent compared to the same month last year, according to an announcement.

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