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Almería Port Authority Sees Cargo Up Nearly 50% In Q2 2021

Almería Port Authority sees cargo up nearly 50% in Q2 2021

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Between last January and June, from the ports managed by the Almería Port Authority (Carboneras and Almería), 2.1 million tons of merchandise were exported, 49.7% more than in the same period of the previous year. This is the second most important relative increase of those registered by state ports in this period – August 4, 2021 More than 1.8 million tons correspond to shipments of solid
bulk products, which have grown by 54% in relation to the first half of 2020, and which consolidate the APA as the leading exporter of solid bulks in the state port system. General merchandise shipments – those transported in containers, ro-ro and other packaging – have exceeded 254,000 tons, 27.8% more than in the reference year. As for liquid bulk exports, they have increased by 30.5%, with almost 44,000 tons. Imports Until June, 392,200 tons of imported merchandise had been unloaded at the APA ports, 12.8% more than last year. Of this volume, 216,315 tons correspond to general merchandise, 12.9% more. More than 93,700 tons are solid bulk, 14% more; and 19,128 tons of liquid bulk, which represents an increase of 6.7%. Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Almería (APA – Port Authority of Almería)

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