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Russian Railways' Container Shipments Network Increased By 15.4% In January-May 2019

Logistic News - Published on Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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From January to May 2019, the Russian Railways network transported 1.97 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit containers on all routes, 15.4% more than during the same period in 2018. Domestic routes saw the shipment of 817,100 TEUs, an increase of 10.3%, while transit containers amounted to 219,200 TEUs, up by 21.1%, export containers totalled 520,700 TEUs, a rise of 13.3%, while the number of containers imported rose to 414,400 TEUs, equivalent to growth of 26.7%. The number of loaded containers shipped on all routes increased by 14.5% in January-May 2019 compared with the same period last year and amounted to 1.31 million TEUs, which carried more than 18.6 million tons of freight, an increase of 15.3%.

Containers carried freight in the following categories: chemicals and soda – 214,100 TEUs, +9.7%; timber – 209,900 TEUs, +48.1%; paper – 130,700 TEUs, +1.7%; fabricated metal products – 111.700 TEUs, +12.5%; industrial products – 108,900 TEUs, +13.6%; cars and components – 96,400 TEUs, +10.8%; machinery, machine tools, engines – 84,900 TEUs, +5.1%; ferrous metals – 54,000 TEUs, +12.9%; non-ferrous metals – 45,300 TEUs, +3%; construction materials– 42,100 TEUs, +20%; oil and petroleum products – 34,700 TEUs, +4.9%; chemical and mineral fertilisers – 17,700 TEUs, -21.1%.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Tue, 11 Jun 2019
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