Saudi Arabia’s February Cargo Throughput at Major Ports

Following is a table of the February cargo throughput for major ports in Saudi Arabia according to date from the Saudi Ports Authority.

Cargo is dead weight in tons.

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                               Feb.         Jan.         Dec.         Nov.
                               2012         2012         2011         2011
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                          --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Total Cargo Tonnage           29.4%        19.0%         9.4%        16.7%

Total Cargo Discharged        48.5%        26.0%        25.9%        25.2%
 Construction                 57.4%        34.1%        31.1%        30.0%
 Food & Foodstuffs            81.9%        55.0%        24.7%        39.8%
 Vehicles                     31.3%        16.4%         2.4%         4.3%
 Consumer Goods                7.0%        31.5%        33.8%        16.3%
 Other Cargo                  38.1%         4.5%        24.5%        14.0%

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                               Feb.         Jan.         Dec.         Nov.
                               2012         2012         2011         2011
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                          --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Total Cargo Loaded            16.6%        13.6%        -1.1%        10.7%
 Refined Products             22.8%         8.8%        -5.8%        12.5%
 Liquified Gas               -34.4%        63.9%       -30.8%       167.6%
 Petrochemicals                6.9%        16.1%         5.7%         2.6%
 Food & Foodstuffs            21.6%         8.1%        22.9%        10.1%
 Industrial Products          19.2%       -11.5%       -44.8%        -5.5%
 Recycling Material           19.8%         9.9%         0.5%       -27.7%
 Empty Containers             38.5%        28.3%        18.8%        24.3%
 Vehicles                     44.0%       -14.0%       -20.8%       -26.2%
 Other Cargo Loaded           32.9%        25.8%        21.0%        21.0%

Total Containers (TEU)        25.6%        19.3%        17.5%        10.5%
 Discharged                   22.1%        18.3%        17.0%         8.3%
 Loaded                       29.2%        20.3%        17.9%        12.7%
                          --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Total Passengers               3.8%         2.4%       -16.8%       -12.0%
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                               Feb.         Jan.         Dec.         Nov.
                               2012         2012         2011         2011
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                          --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
 Arrived                       2.5%        -5.8%       -12.5%       -32.8%
 Departed                      5.7%        16.6%       -21.5%         7.2%

                          --------------------- Levels -------------------
Total Cargo Tonnage      14,583,342   14,031,162   16,030,023   14,459,644

Total Cargo Discharged    6,689,977    6,504,779    7,125,118    6,445,376
 Construction             1,502,905    1,617,728    1,372,184    1,380,219
 Food & Foodstuffs        1,807,556    1,847,806    2,091,499    2,219,611
 Vehicles                   178,363      180,860      171,501      174,148
 Consumer Goods             478,536      638,702      620,924      561,799
 Other Cargo              2,722,617    2,219,683    2,869,010    2,109,599

Total Cargo Loaded        7,893,365    7,526,383    8,904,905    8,014,268
 Refined Products         3,750,972    3,442,415    4,073,938    3,820,488
 Liquified Gas              109,438      197,271      125,093      206,860
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                               Feb.         Jan.         Dec.         Nov.
                               2012         2012         2011         2011
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                          --------------------- Levels -------------------
 Petrochemicals           2,669,420    2,513,790    3,327,738    2,699,436
 Food & Foodstuffs           62,440       61,720       54,734       51,348
 Industrial Products        242,183      206,959      197,731      204,583
 Recycling Material          47,517       42,866       39,938       28,706
 Empty Containers           179,703      177,014      178,241      171,875
 Vehicles                    11,246        9,241       10,020        9,277
 Other Cargo Loaded         820,446      875,107      897,472      821,695

Total Containers (TEU)      498,664      509,864      527,609      468,898
 Discharged                 245,942      257,064      261,263      228,814
 Loaded                     252,722      252,800      266,346      240,084

Total Passengers             78,455       85,653       89,834      133,077
 Arrived                     44,695       49,742       49,005       48,897
 Departed                    33,760       35,911       40,829       84,180
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Note 1: Previous months’ level figures are based on previous releases

and may be revised. Note 2: Percent changes calculated by Bloomberg.

To contact the reporter on this story: Rinat Gaynullin in Moscow at rgaynullin1@bloomberg.net

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