Spanish ports in 2020 so far
Until and including October, Spain’s state-owned ports handled a total of 420.3 million t of merchandise, about 9.8% less than in the same period of the previous year.
The volume of containers in international transit totalled 99.9 million t, 1.2% less than in the first ten months of 2019. Yet, it is the type of cargo that registered month-to-month increases and, during the month of October, went up by 12.3% compared to the same month of 2019. Ro-ro traffic went down by 15.1%, totalling 46.6 million t.
Between January and October, Spanish foreign maritime trade decreased by 11.2%, totalling 219.7 million t. Out of this, imports represent 65.8% (-14.2%) while exports account for the remaining 34.2%. Exports lost less (-5.0%). (cd)