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Saudi ports transshipment up 4.36% in 2020

RIYADH, 28 days ago

Saudi ports, being supervised by Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani), achieved a 4.36% increase in the total number of transshipment during 2020, compared to the same period of the previous year, recording a total of 7.3 million containers.
 
The total amount of cargo reached 299 million tonnes, coming on board 11,482 ships, said a Saudi Press Agency report.
 
According to the statistical index issued by Mawani, Saudi Arabia’s ports achieved a 13% increase in total foodstuffs shipment, amounting to 28 million tonnes. 
 
The growth in Saudi Arabia’s ports performance during 2020 covered the number of imported vehicles, which showed an increase of 1.03%, while the number of livestock reached three million heads.
 



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