Goods turnover in Russian seaports decreased by 3.2% to 128.3 million tons during January-February
The turnover of Russian seaports for January-February of the current year decreased by 3.2% compared to the same period of the previous year to 128.3 million tons. The volume of trans-shipment of dry cargo increased by 10.9% to 60.96 million tons, and tanker cargo decreased by 13.3% to 67.34 million tons in absolute terms.
It is worth noting that the rate of decline of trans-shipment in domestic seaports is declining rapidly. In the two months of 2021, they were almost 2.5 times less than in January - 7.6 %
The turnover of the seaports of the Arctic basin has decreased by 9.1% to 14.95 million tons, of which the volume of trans-shipment of dry cargo has decreased by 8.0% to 4.04 million tons and bulk cargo has decreased by 9.5% to 10.91 million tons.
Freight traffic in the seaports of the Baltic basin has decreased by 9.4% to 38.96 million tons. Of these, the volume of trans-shipment of dry cargo increased by 7.4% to 17.71 million tons, and tanker cargo decreased by 19.8% to 21.25 million tons.
Cargo traffic in the seaports of the Azov-Black Sea basin has decreased by 0.7% to 39.16 million tons. At the same time, the volume of transshipment of dry cargo increased by 20.3% and amounted to 17.26 million tons, and tanker cargo - decreased by 12.7% to 21.9 million tons.
For the second consecutive month, cargo traffic in the seaports of the Caspian Basin is declining after a four-year positive rally. Between January and February, the decline was 14.4% to 1.23 million tons. The volume of trans-shipment of dry cargo in the Caspian ports of the Russian Federation fell by 28.7% to 0.44 million tons, tanker cargo - decreased by 3.6% to 0.79 million tons.
The Far East Sea Port traffic, which increased by 5.3 per cent to 34.0 million tons, has been maintained in the green zone. At the same time, the volume of transhipment of dry cargo there increased by 12.4% to 21.51 million tons, and tanker cargo - decreased by 5.0% to 12.49 million tons.