In January-June the seaports of Russia increased the shipment volumes of grains by 29.4% YoY, to 12.1 million tons, the Association of Sea Commercial Ports of the Russian Federation announced.
At the same time some increasing of mineral fertilizers shipment by 9.9%, to 8.5 million tons, was observed.
The general cargo turnover in the Russian seaports grew by 6% YoY, to 344.6 million tons.
According to the announcement, the export cargo shipment reached 276 million tons, up by 6% YoY, imports – 15.4 million tons (down by 6.3%), transit – 24.5 million tons (up by 0.7%), coastal freight – 28.1 million tons (up by 19.2%). (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)