The Panama Canal expansion began in 2007, and will be finally completed next year. The project, costing $5.25 billion, will have a large effect on international trade.

The most important result will be the amount of tonnage travelling through the canal. Yearly tonnage is expected to increase 218% from 275 million tons to 600 million tons.

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Panama Canal Expansion Facts

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Infographic source: Tuscor Lloyds