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DP World Q1 throughout grows while Jebel Ali slows In the United Arab Emirates the group handled 3.6 million TEU, down 5.9 percent from a year earlier.

DP World Q1 throughout grows while Jebel Ali slows

Gross container volumes were up 2.4% for DP World in Q1, but in the UAE cargo handled dropped by 5.9% to 3.6m TEU.

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