According to the data of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, the amount of cargo handled at ports in September was 42 million 558 thousand 947 tons.
In the January-September period of 2020, the amount of cargo handled at our ports increased by 2,8% compared to the same period of the previous year, reaching 367 million 642 thousand 663 tons. Turkey in the previous year, exports for loading amounts realized in our harbor in September 2020 increased by 13.6% compared to the same month of 12 million 151 thousand 593 tons of imports for the discharge amount of the previous year, an increase of 3% compared to the same month 19 million 25 thousand 862 tons took place. In September, Italy was the country where cargo handling for export was the most, while Russia took the first place among the countries where cargo handling was carried out for import purposes.
Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to evaluate the investments made in Turkey with its rich potential of the sea rises continue to find money every semester. All the outbreaks reason in the world maritime transport and trade incidentally become very important and the entire world economy, shows early social and logistical difficulties, Turkey's National Development Moves and Transport and Infrastructure Ministry's Logistics Master Plan in accordance continues to grow and strengthen.
Turkey has very important advantages in maritime trade with the right steps at the outbreak period
Transport and Infrastructure Ministry of vessels with seamen in the epidemic process and shipping companies of the certificates of time with the extension and the measures taken epidemic process ranges of ship inspection continuity in the vital sea trade to Turkey was of great advantage. According to data released by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, foreign trade in all the time rising graph having Turkey in the previous year, exports for loading amounts realized in our harbor in September 2020 increased by 13.6% compared to the same month of 12 million 151 thousand 593 tons of imports for discharge The amount increased by 3% compared to the same month of the previous year and reached 19 million 25 thousand 862 tons. It was stated that the total amount of cargo handled in sea transportation for foreign trade purposes in the January-September period of 2020 was 4 million 270 thousand 571 tons with an increase of 661% compared to the same period of the previous year.
Italy in Exports, Russia in Imports
According to the Ministry of Information, which performs a large part of the exports and imports carried by sea to Europe, Turkey has made maximum export cargo handling scheme to Italy in September 2020. In September, it handled 1 million 91 thousand 268 tons of cargo to Italy. Russia took the first place in imports. In September 2020, the highest amount of cargo handled in seaway imports was realized in shipments from Russia with 5 million 219 thousand 694 tons.
On the other hand, the most cargo handled type in foreign trade in September was crude oil with 2 million 389 thousand 597 tons, while the most exported cargo type by sea was Clinker with 982 thousand 260 tons.
Turkish in January-September 2020 bayraklı The amount of cargo transported by ships increased by 2% with 762 million 185 thousand 27,2 tons compared to the same period of the previous year. In the January-September period of 2020, foreigners bayraklı On the other hand, the amount of cargo carried by ships increased by 28% with 415 million 270 thousand 5.3 tons compared to the same period of the previous year.