|Jan 10, 2020
Rail Export via Sea Ports UP in 2019
According to Russian Railways, the loading of cargo designated for export via Russian sea ports made 308.8 mn tons during 2019 increasing 3.6% year-on-year.
50.2% of the entire volume is coal growing by 8.6% up to 155 mn tons during the period under report.
Coal loading designated for South Russian ports surged by 38.7% year-on-year up to 15 mn tons, that to North-Western ports increased by 4.7% up to 54.2 mn tons, and that to the Russian Far East by 7.1% up to 86 mn tons.
Oil accounted for 26.8% of the total export rail freight, ferrous metals for 7.1%, and fertilizers for 6.8% of the total.
131.1 mn tons, 3.4% more than in 2018, was designated for the North-West sea ports.
The Southern region ports accounted for 76 mn tons, up 1% year-on-year.
Cargo volume loaded for export via the ports of the Russian Far East made 101.7 mn tons, up 5.8% year-on-year.
In December 2019, export rail cargo loading designated for the Russian sea ports made 27.4 mn tons, up 1.5% month-on-month.
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