Ukraine: in January-April, the railway transportation of grains increased — State Statistics Service




In January-April of 2019, the traffic volumes of grains and its by-products by rail in Ukraine increased by 19.9% compared with the same period last year, and totaled 14 mln tonnes, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on May 21.

As for the transportation volumes of chemical and mineral fertilizers, in the reporting period the figures also increased by 4% — to 1.3 mln tonnes.

Generally, in January-April of 2019 the Ukrainian Railway (JSC Ukrzaliznytsia) transported 104.6 mln tonnes of cargoes, down 1.3% compared with last year.