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15 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 14:49 GMT+2

August 5, 2022

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In the second quarter the traffic of goods in ports Tunisians fell by -6.0%

In the first half of 2022 the decrease is was -2.8%

After a slight increase of +0.8% in the first quarter of this year, in the following quarter the traffic of goods in the ports of Tunisia has recorded a decrease of -6.0% being 6.96 million tonnes compared with 7.40 million tonnes in period April-June of 2021. The decrease was generated by the decrease of -11.0% in the flow of imports fell to 4.28 million tons, while export volumes are grew by +3.4% to 2.68 million tons.

With the exception of rolling stock traffic which in the second quarter of 2022 amounted to 670 thousand tons marking a growth of +22.7% on the same period last year, all other main commodity items closed the quarter with a negative sign. In the liquid bulk sector, hydrocarbons totaled 1.62 million tons (-15.7%) and the others liquid cargo 214 thousand tons (-4.5%). The solid bulk with 1.23 million tons of cereals (-9.0%) and 1.52 million tons of other cargoes (-6.1%) and so on also containerized goods with 1.07 million tons (-2.8%) with a handling of containers that was equal to 116 thousand teu (-1.4%) and other miscellaneous goods with 640 thousand tons (-0,6%). Passenger traffic on scheduled services is state of 114 thousand people (+37.3%) and the cars transported by the ferries were 50 thousand (+33.1%).

In the first six months of 2022, Tunisian ports have enlivened a total of 13.98 million tonnes of goods, with a reduction of -2.8% on the first half of last year, of to which 8.55 million tons of import cargoes (-8.1%) and 5.43 million tons in export (+6.8%).

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