Despite the global recession, the volume of goods going through Ukraine’s seaports was virtually unchanged in 2020

Despite the global recession, the volume of goods going through Ukraine’s seaports was virtually unchanged in 2020 compared to 2019, according to Ukraine’s Sea Ports Authority. Last year, Ukraine’s ports handled 159 million tons of cargo, 0.7% less than in 2019. Grain exports were down 12%, to 48 million tons. Ore exports were up 18.5%, to 44 million tons. Overall exports ended the year up 1.5%, to 123 million tons.  Imports were down 8.6%, to 24 million tons. Transit was down 9%, to 10 million tons. Coastal was up 11%, to 2.4 million tons. And containers were up 4%, to 1 million.

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