In 2017, the share of Russia’s foreign trade cargo transhipped via the sea ports of the RF, Ukraine and the Baltic states increased by 7%
In 2017, the share of Russia’s foreign trade cargo transhipped via the sea ports of the RF, Ukraine and the Baltic states increased by 7,1% to 746.6 mln tons. The data is based on the materials of Russia’s Association of Commercial Seaports.
94% of the aggregate volume of Russia’s foreign trade cargo or 700.2 mln tons was transhipped through Russian ports, which is 7.7% more compared to 2016. Liquid cargos transhipment grew by 4.1% and totalled 374.2 mln tons. Dry cargo transhipment increased by 12.2% to 326 mln tons. The volume of coal transhipment increased by 13.5% to the point of 152.7 mln tons; grain transhipment grew by 29.9% up to 43 mln tons.
According to the results of the year, 36.7 mln tons of Russia’s foreign trade cargo was transhipped via the Baltic States ports, which is 5% of the overall volume. Compared to 2016, the decline is 13.6%. Coal transhipment decreased by 1.2% to 16.2 mln tons.
In 2017, transhipment of Russia’s foreign trade cargo via Ukrainian sea ports increased two-fold up to 9.7 mln tons (1% of the overall amount). Coal transhipment increased in 3.3 times, to 7.2 mln tons.
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