Throughput of Ukrainian seaports down 6.8% to 81.99 mln t in Jan-July’13

In January-July 2013, seaports of Ukraine handled 81.99 mln t of cargo (-6.8%, year-on-year), says State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

The volume of import cargo handled by Ukrainian seaports increased by 8.6% to 10.67 mln t, export cargo – dropped by 5.2% to 51.39 mln t, transit cargo – fell by 19.6% to 18.64 mln t.

In the 7-month period, turnover of the river ports in Ukraine fell by 51.5% to 1.51 mln t including 239,900 tonnes of import cargo (+17.7%), 602,700 tonnes of export cargo (-33.5%) and 675,700 tonnes of inland traffic cargo (-66.5%).

Adapted from portnews