Ports of Catalonia are key hubs in the Mediterranean Sea. In 2018, the Port of Barcelona reached total traffic of 67,7 million tonnes, being the Chinese businesses its key partners in terms of exports and imports. In the past years, the performance boost of the Port has been heavily dependent on Asian markets, with elements such as the new container platform BEST and the 2021 recovery plans designed by the Port authorities. These plans include an array of new agreements with Asian ports to be the main gateway of goods and materials of the Chinese giant. In parallel, the Mediterranean corridor and the future European Transport Network (TEN-T) will increase the distribution of materials, goods and services across Europe from the Catalan ports.
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