Backlog rose more than 3 times in Baku International Trade Seaport

Backlog rose more than 3 times in Baku International Trade Seaport
# 20 November 2008 13:24 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Nijat Mustafayev – APA-Economics. Cargo shipments by sea increased by 14.3% to 9.7 million tons in Azerbaijan during January-October, said the State Statistical Committee.
Of this, 69.1% was oil shipment and 30.9% was dry cargo.
Loading and unloading works declined 1% year-over-year to 4.5 milllion tons.
As at November 1, 2008, there were 31 000 tons of cargo waiting for loading in the port, up 3.1 times on the same period last year.
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