Russia. Southern ports increase grain handling

28.08.2017

According to the Association of Sea Commercial Ports, since the beginning of 2017, operators of sea terminals of the Azov-Black Sea basin handled 147.9 MMT of cargos. This is 9.5% more than during January-July 2016. Dry cargo handling increased to 60.2 MMT (+8.0%), liquid cargo - to 87.6 MMT (+10.6%). Dry cargo handling increased due to grain exports growth.

Rosselkhoznadzor management in Krasnodar region and Adygea reported that since January to July 2017, 608 vessels with grain and its processed products (more than 12.8 MMT) left seaports of Ieysk, the Caucasus, Novorossiysk, Taman, Temriuk and Tuapse. The share of wheat was 9.3 MMT, informs UkrAgroConsult.

Grain was supplied to 52 countries around the world, including countries of North and Central Africa, the Middle East, India, Vietnam, South Korea, as well as the European countries – Italy, the Netherlands, Greece and Bulgaria.

 

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