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Barcelona Port Traffic Down Over 11% In Jan-Apr 2020

Barcelona port traffic down over 11% in Jan-Apr 2020

Source: Autoritat Portuària de Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) May 29, 2020 – In the first four months of 2020, the port of Barcelona handled 19.6 million tons of cargo, down 11.7% of the same period of 2019. The Covid-19 coronavirus crisis has affected all sectors, with the automotive down a huge 35.3% to 173,501 units. Container traffic was down 16.2% (944,203 TEU) mainly due to reduced transit handling. Full containers of import-export fell only 2.5%. Full export registered a growth…

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