Import was down 14 per cent while exports fell 4.7 per cent in January totalling 6,500,000 TEU, with Kaliningrad handling the entire volume.
The share of the Baltic basin in the total container traffic via all the Russian seaports in January 2021 amounted to 47.1 per cent.
Laden container throughput declined by 3.9 per cent year on year. Reefer containers accounted for 12.8 per cent of the total laden container traffic, and dry containers for 87.2 per cent. Imports made 53 per cent of all the laden containers, exports 43.6 per cent, and transit 3.4 per cent.
Empty container traffic was down 18.5 per cent.
The Big Port of St Petersburg accounted for 80.3 per cent of the aggregate container throughput via the Russian Baltic Basin sea ports in January. Kaliningrad handled 18.3 per cent, and Ust-Luga 1.4 per cent of the total.