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Saudi Arabia’s August Turnover at Major Ports

Following is a table of the August throughput for major ports in Saudi Arabia according to data from the Saudi Ports Authority.

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                                     Aug.         July         June          May
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Total Cargo Tonnage                  9.9%         2.7%        15.6%        18.1%

 Total Discharged, Type             14.4%         5.3%        19.3%        25.3%
  Bulk, Solid                       27.1%        33.4%        39.6%        55.9%
  Bulk, Liquid, Ex-Crude Oil         3.3%        11.5%         9.1%         6.0%
  General                           48.4%        45.8%        45.9%        43.0%
  Containers (tons)                 20.5%        21.7%        24.2%        27.1%
  Ro-Ro & Vehicles                  29.4%        31.7%        31.7%        30.6%
  Livestock                         31.9%        44.5%        62.2%        82.0%

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                                     Aug.         July         June          May
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
 Total Loaded, Type                  6.2%         0.5%        12.5%        12.8%
  Bulk, Solid                       10.6%        31.2%         6.4%       -31.5%
  Bulk, Liquid, Ex-Crude Oil         1.2%        -7.6%         8.2%        19.1%
  General                          -55.9%       -49.1%       -21.1%       -64.6%
  Containers (tons)                 20.9%        15.9%        26.4%        17.4%
  Ro-Ro & Vehicles                  24.5%         0.9%        39.2%        45.8%

 Total Discharged, Item               n/a          n/a        19.3%        25.1%
  Construction                        n/a          n/a        35.6%        52.6%
  Food & Foodstuffs                   n/a          n/a        10.7%        16.5%
  Vehicles                            n/a          n/a        38.2%        42.2%
  Consumer Goods                      n/a          n/a         4.4%        20.6%
  Other Cargo                         n/a          n/a        18.5%        17.1%

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                                     Aug.         July         June          May
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
 Total Loaded, Item                   n/a          n/a        10.3%        11.0%
  Refined Products                    n/a          n/a         9.4%        11.2%
  Liquified Gas                       n/a          n/a        21.6%        22.2%
  Petrochemicals                      n/a          n/a         3.9%         9.3%
  Food & Foodstuffs                   n/a          n/a         7.9%        36.1%
  Industrial Products                 n/a          n/a        26.0%        11.4%
  Recycling Material                  n/a          n/a        13.8%        20.5%
  Empty Containers                    n/a          n/a        -5.4%        -9.3%
  Vehicles                            n/a          n/a        39.2%        43.7%
  Other Cargo Loaded                  n/a          n/a        30.2%        15.0%

Total Containers (TEU)                n/a          n/a        13.6%        17.2%
 Discharged                           n/a          n/a        11.9%        25.1%
 Loaded                               n/a          n/a        15.7%         8.9%


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                                     Aug.         July         June          May
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Total Passengers                      n/a          n/a        29.5%        -8.3%
 Arrived                              n/a          n/a        26.3%        -3.8%
 Departed                             n/a          n/a        31.2%       -12.6%

                                --------------------- Levels -------------------
Total Cargo Tonnage            15,575,772   15,072,386   15,874,609   15,800,955

 Total Discharged, Type         7,333,104    7,083,954    7,602,545    7,161,594
  Bulk, Solid                   2,051,900    1,716,951    1,926,171    1,784,438
  Bulk, Liquid, Ex-Crude Oil      458,875      527,637      861,877      570,931
  General                       1,313,783    1,133,357    1,160,342      949,268
  Containers (tons)             3,287,769    3,476,556    3,440,971    3,659,159
  Ro-Ro & Vehicles                208,516      212,706      196,026      180,761
  Livestock                        12,261       16,747       17,158       17,037


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                                     Aug.         July         June          May
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- Levels -------------------
 Total Loaded, Type             8,242,668    7,988,432    8,272,064    8,639,361
  Bulk, Solid                     608,096      777,704      583,332      481,560
  Bulk, Liquid, Ex-Crude Oil    5,205,227    4,831,082    5,172,926    5,727,746
  General                          41,902       61,071       78,833       41,305
  Containers (tons)             2,364,767    2,296,426    2,412,614    2,369,192
  Ro-Ro & Vehicles                 22,676       22,149       24,359       19,558

 Total Discharged, Item               n/a          n/a    7,600,514    7,154,423
  Construction                        n/a          n/a    1,833,506    1,762,561
  Food & Foodstuffs                   n/a          n/a    1,672,646    1,611,235
  Vehicles                            n/a          n/a      218,564      205,445
  Consumer Goods                      n/a          n/a      701,031      712,768
  Other Cargo                         n/a          n/a    3,174,767    2,862,414

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                                     Aug.         July         June          May
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- Levels -------------------
 Total Loaded, Item                   n/a          n/a    8,110,107    8,501,331
  Refined Products                    n/a          n/a    3,809,701    3,954,645
  Liquified Gas                       n/a          n/a      110,702      180,372
  Petrochemicals                      n/a          n/a    2,532,148    2,826,466
  Food & Foodstuffs                   n/a          n/a       64,482       73,228
  Industrial Products                 n/a          n/a      248,373      251,167
  Recycling Material                  n/a          n/a       34,892       38,018
  Empty Containers                    n/a          n/a      170,190      165,469
  Vehicles                            n/a          n/a       23,331       17,933
  Other Cargo Loaded                  n/a          n/a    1,121,769      994,033

Total Containers (TEU)            542,882          n/a      568,622      578,935
 Discharged                       285,078          n/a      300,777      316,191
 Loaded                           257,804          n/a      267,845      262,744


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                                     Aug.         July         June          May
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- Levels -------------------
Total Passengers                  172,626      166,995      144,516       85,302
 Arrived                           87,105       78,046       48,881       44,126
 Departed                          85,521       88,949       95,635       41,176
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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. Note 3: Cargo is dead weight in tons.

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

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Marco Babic at mbabic@bloomberg.net

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