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April 16 2014, 13:10 Source: APK-Inform Views: 2822

Ukraine: Azov Sea terminals have the strategic role for grain by-products exports

Shallow sea terminals of the Azov Sea have have the strategic importance for the export trading of grain by-products from Ukraine, declared Rodion Rybchinskiy, Head of Business Projects Division of APK-Inform Agency, on April 15 during his speech at the press-conference "Grain cargoes logistics: exports in the new environment of Ukraine".

According to him, since beginning of the season the shallow sea terminals of the Azov Sea shipped almost 0.5 mln tonnes of grain by-products, which totaled over 53% of the general shipped volumes of the commodity type (0.93 mln tonnes), and over 30% of its general exports (1.65 mln tonnes).

In the reporting period the sea terminals of Kherson oblast shipped 0.37 mln tonnes of grain by-products (40%), down 68 thsd tonnes (16%) compared with the index for the same period last year.

The expert added that in the current season the Odessa ports shipped 16 thsd tonnes of grain by-products only (1.7%), and the terminals of Nikolaev - 47.6 thsd tonnes (5.1%).

Here you can watch the press-conference video in Russian language.


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