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Freight handling by Estonian ports up 3% in August y-o-y

BC, Tallinn, 21.09.2020.Print version
Estonian ports handled 2.96 million tons of cargoes in August, 3% more than in the same month last year, data available from Statistics Estonia show, cites LETA/BNS.

Loading of freight declined 0.9% year on year to 1.86 million tons and unloading grew 10.4% to 1.1 million tons.

From January through August, Estonian ports handled a total of approximately 24.5 million tons of goods, which is approximately 0.1% less than in the same period the year before.

The loading of goods amounted to some 15.7 million tons, down 5.2% on year, and unloading to 8.8 million tons, up 10.5% on year.

Estonian ports handled 37.6 million tons of cargo in 2019, 4.7% more than during the previous year.

In 2019, loading of freight made up approximately two thirds or 25.3 million tons of the total cargo volume of ports. The unloading of cargo amounted to 12.2 million tons.

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