World’s Busiest Port is…

… no longer Singapore. It’s now Shanghai.

Shanghai, China: Top Port

China’s State Council, or cabinet, has set an aim of making Shanghai a leading shipping center by 2020 — the same year by which the government hopes the city will become a global financial center.

I expect China’s inland manufacturing centers will also spur growth even further, and in fact many of those cities will be among the top 10 world’s busiest ports… as air, rail and some maritime infrastructure boosts their growth.

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