In the first 11 months of 2018, all Baltic ports received and shipped 144.78 million tons of cargo, which surpassed the same period in 2017 by 5.6% or 7.665 million tons according to the Lithuanian Statistical Bureau.
Specifically, from the whole cargo-handling, 41.8% was reloaded in Latvia, 35.3% in Lithuania and 22.9% in Estonia.
Moreover, the Latvian ports experienced a cargo increase over 5.9% or 3.346 million tons, to 60.50 million tons in the first 11 months of 2018.
In the meantime, the ports of Lithuania saw their cargo turnover increase by 6.2% or 2.997 million tons, to 51.077 million tons.
Whereas, the Estonian ports reloaded 33.202 million tons of cargo during the first 11 months of this year, 4.1% more, or 1.321 million tons year-on-year.
Compared to the first 11 months of 2017, cargo turnover rose in ports of all three Baltic states.
Finally, during 2017 all Baltic ports received and shipped 149.571 million tons of cargo, increased by 2.4% from 2016. From the total cargo turnover in Baltic ports last year, 41.4% were handled in Latvia, 35.4% in Lithuania and 23.3% in Estonia.
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