Crimean grain terminals stand idle – Russian Grain Union
To date the port terminals of the Crimea do not realize transshipment of grains, declared Arkadiy Zlochevskiy, President of the Russian Grain Union, on June 4.
To date Ukrainian grains do not arrive to the terminals. And Russia has to deliver rail cars with own grains in transit through the territory of Ukraine, or construct the bridge across the Kerch Strait, said A.Zlochevskiy.
Also, he noted that accession of the Crimea to Russia should not affect the plans for development of other port areas in the Black Sea basin.
According to him, Russia abandoned the project for development of the port Taman, but still can not use the port capacities of the Crimea for grain trading. At the same time, it is necessary to increase the infrastructure capabilities of the ports in 1.5 times at least, in order to reduce the exorbitant cost of grain transshipment in Russia.
A.Zlochevskiy reminded that to date the Russian ports are able to ship more than 30 mln tonnes of grains per year, but at the price which is 1.5-2 times higher compared with the rates in other ports of the countries-exporters of grains.
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