Ukraine: in January-July, the seaports transshipped more than 26 mln tonnes of grain cargoes




For seven months of 2020, the general cargo turnover in the seaports of Ukraine increased by 7.1% (6.1 mln tonnes) compared with the same period last year, and totaled 92 mln tonnes. In particular, the transshipment of export cargoes totaled 69.5 mln tonnes (up 6.1%), import cargoes – 14.3 mln tonnes (up 41.9%), transit cargoes – 6.4 mln tonnes (up 14%), coastwise – 1.4 mln tonnes (up 41.9%), declared the State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) on August 11.

Particularly, Ukrainian seaports transshipped 26.3 mln tonnes of grain cargoes. Moreover, the transshipment volumes of vegetable oils reached 3.9 mln tonnes, up 7.4% compared to January-July of 2019.