Ukraine: in January-September, the railway transportation of grains increased — State Statistics Service




In January-September of 2019, the traffic volumes of grains and its by-products by rail in Ukraine increased by 23.8% compared with the same period last year, and totaled 28.4 mln tonnes, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on October 22.

As for the transportation volumes of chemical and mineral fertilizers, in the reporting period the figures also increased by 27.8% — to 3.4 mln tonnes.

Generally, for nine months of 2019 the Ukrainian Railway (JSC Ukrzaliznytsia) transported 234.2 mln tonnes of cargoes, down 2.5% compared with the same period last year.