According to Russian Railways, the loading of cargo destined for export via Russian sea ports made 152.2 mn tons during January-June 2019 increasing 1.8% year-on-year.
51.1% of the entire volume is coal. Oil accounts for 26.7%, ferrous metals for 7.5%, and fertilizers for 6.7% of the total.
Coal loading grew by 9.5%, oil was up 2.3%, ore up 20.5%, chemicals and soda up 2.6%, and fertilizers up 6.7%.
64.4 mn tons, 1.4% more than in January-June 2018, was designated for the North-West sea ports.
The South region ports accounted for 36.8 mn tons, down 1.1% year-on-year.
Cargo volume loaded for export via the ports of the Russian Far East made in H1 2019 51 mn tons, up 4.4% year-on-year.
In June 2019, export rail cargo loading designated for the Russian sea ports made 2.7 mn tons, down 7.8% month-on-month.