Railways loaded about 213,000 grain cars, in which they transported 13.5 million tons of grain and its byproducts (cake, meal), in the period of January-June 2015, an increase of 17% or 2 million tons compared with the corresponding period of 2014.
The volume of passenger traffic through Ukrainian airports (excluding airports in Donetsk, Lugansk, and Simferopol) reduced by 3.8% to 4.708 million in the period of January-June 2015, compared to the corresponding period of 2014.
Allseeds Black Sea, a new oil extraction plant, has been launched at the Yuzhny port. The plant is capable of processing 2,400 tons of sunflower seeds per day, or 1,500 tons of soybeans.
Transport companies in Ukraine (excluding those in the Crimea, Sevastopol, and parts of the Donbass) reduced transportation of goods by 21% to 280 million tons in the period of January-June 2015, compared with the period of January-June 2014.