The main draws were soybeans and wheat, which were up 395.95% and 139% respectively compared to the same period last year. (Photo: Disclosure – DP)

Superintendent of Portos RS has published the results of the first two months of movements in 2022. Takes into account the operations carried out in the data ports big river, pellet and Porto Alegre, in addition to the existing terminals in the port complex of Rio Grande.

It was considered the best first two months in the history of the port of Rio Grande with 6,233,998 tons. Until then, 2018 was the year with the best first two months, with 5,125,683 tonnes recorded. Regarding containers, 79,521 units were moved between full and empty.

The main draws were soybeans and wheat, which were up 395.95% and 139% respectively compared to the same period last year. Next come potassium chloride, which evolved positively by 134.59%, and rice, which practically doubled its speed with an evolution of 99.89%.

The destinations of goods exported through the port of Rio Grande are China (19.08%), Saudi Arabia (8.53%), Indonesia (6.68%), Morocco (5.72%) , Vietnam (4.89%) and Portugal (4.35%). . Imports come from Argentina (9.60%), Lithuania (8.94%), USA (8.53%), Germany (7.73%), Russia (6.90% ) and China (6.75%).

For the port of Pelotas, handling reached 208,285 tonnes, an increase of 13.50%. Ships moored at the quay on the banks of the So Gonallo canal loaded 154,155 tonnes of logs and 54,130 tonnes of clinker, a material used as a raw material for cement production.

The port of Porto Alegre reached the mark of 96,651 tonnes handled with a focus on fertilizers, reaching 66,880 tonnes in the first two months of the year. The inventory was led by barley with 19,852 tonnes, other shipments which together accounted for 6,240 tonnes and wheat with 3,679 tonnes.

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