reached 51.6 million tons, with ore and container freight volumes breaking records. Aut
horities said that the port’s investment budget for 2019 would reach 48 million euros.
Situated at the heart of a triangle between Brussels, London, and P
aris, the Port of Dunkerque is the third largest port in France after Port Le Havre and Port Marseille.
The port has 18 professional terminals and a logistics park with storage facilities for food, hydrocarbons, chemicals and cereals.
Public security authorities have destroyed over 200 cross-re
gional criminal networks and more than 400 peer-to-peer lending platforms suspected of i
llegal fundraising between the beginning of 2018 and the first quarter of 2019, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
They have also filed 19,000 illegal fundraising cases involving 410 billion yuan ($59 billion), the ministry said in a news release.