Saudi Arabia’s Sept. Year-to-Date Ports Volume: Summary

Following is a table of the September year-to-date throughput for major ports in Saudi Arabia.

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                                    Sept.         Aug.         July         June
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Total Cargo Tonnage                 16.2%        17.8%        19.8%        23.1%

 Total Discharged, Type             22.5%        24.0%        27.2%        29.4%
  Bulk, Solid                       24.6%        27.1%        33.4%        39.6%
  Bulk, Liquid, Ex-Crude Oil         2.0%         3.3%        11.5%         9.1%
  General                           45.8%        48.4%        45.8%        45.9%
  Containers (tons)                 18.7%        20.5%        21.7%        24.2%
  Ro-Ro & Vehicles                  30.3%        29.4%        31.7%        31.7%
  Livestock                         31.0%        31.9%        44.5%        62.2%


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                                    Sept.         Aug.         July         June
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
 Total Loaded, Type                 11.2%        12.9%        14.1%        18.2%
  Bulk, Solid                        7.2%         6.8%         5.0%        17.0%
  Bulk, Liquid, Ex-Crude Oil         8.1%        10.4%        11.4%        16.1%
  General                          -11.1%        22.5%         1.2%        27.7%
  Containers (tons)                 20.7%        20.7%        23.4%        23.0%
  Ro-Ro & Vehicles                  31.1%        29.0%        29.8%        38.4%

 Total Discharged, Item               n/a          n/a          n/a        31.6%
  Construction                        n/a          n/a          n/a        42.6%
  Food & Foodstuffs                   n/a          n/a          n/a        40.0%
  Vehicles                            n/a          n/a          n/a        34.3%
  Consumer Goods                      n/a          n/a          n/a        19.9%
  Other Cargo                         n/a          n/a          n/a        23.5%

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                                    Sept.         Aug.         July         June
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
 Total Loaded, Item                   n/a          n/a          n/a        14.7%
  Refined Products                    n/a          n/a          n/a        17.5%
  Liquified Gas                       n/a          n/a          n/a         1.9%
  Petrochemicals                      n/a          n/a          n/a         6.9%
  Food & Foodstuffs                   n/a          n/a          n/a        33.1%
  Industrial Products                 n/a          n/a          n/a        21.6%
  Recycling Material                  n/a          n/a          n/a        21.5%
  Empty Containers                    n/a          n/a          n/a        14.3%
  Vehicles                            n/a          n/a          n/a        39.4%
  Other Cargo Loaded                  n/a          n/a          n/a        27.0%

Total Containers (TEU)                n/a          n/a          n/a        21.9%
 Discharged                           n/a          n/a          n/a        22.9%
 Loaded                               n/a          n/a          n/a        20.8%


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                                    Sept.         Aug.         July         June
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                --------------------- YoY% ---------------------
Total Passengers                      n/a          n/a          n/a         5.6%
 Arrived                              n/a          n/a          n/a         2.6%
 Departed                             n/a          n/a          n/a         8.8%

                                 --------------------- Level -------------------
Total Cargo Tonnage           138,441,223  120,386,342  107,249,915   91,030,562

 Total Discharged, Type        64,870,471   55,797,738   50,018,696   41,722,537
  Bulk, Solid                  18,976,205   15,362,883   14,269,582   11,685,800
  Bulk, Liquid, Ex-Crude Oil    4,991,714    4,593,856    4,134,123    3,606,486
  General                       9,350,840    7,532,011    6,962,256    5,394,715
  Containers (tons)            29,699,465   26,681,299   23,245,927   19,858,181
  Ro-Ro & Vehicles              1,696,635    1,491,248    1,282,628    1,069,922
  Livestock                       155,612      136,441      124,180      107,433


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                                    Sept.         Aug.         July         June
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                 --------------------- Level -------------------
 Total Loaded, Type            73,570,752   64,588,604   57,231,219   49,308,025
  Bulk, Solid                   5,538,850    5,319,219    4,226,596    4,391,241
  Bulk, Liquid, Ex-Crude Oil   45,777,673   40,572,056   35,700,173   30,863,361
  General                         671,580    1,214,350      569,727      811,936
  Containers (tons)            21,413,943   17,335,310   16,609,730   13,138,643
  Ro-Ro & Vehicles                168,706      147,669      124,993      102,844

 Total Discharged, Item               n/a          n/a          n/a   42,899,131
  Construction                        n/a          n/a          n/a   10,236,163
  Food & Foodstuffs                   n/a          n/a          n/a   10,869,417
  Vehicles                            n/a          n/a          n/a    1,204,626
  Consumer Goods                      n/a          n/a          n/a    3,798,027
  Other Cargo                         n/a          n/a          n/a   16,790,898

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                                    Sept.         Aug.         July         June
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                 --------------------- Level -------------------
 Total Loaded, Item                   n/a          n/a          n/a   48,428,577
  Refined Products                    n/a          n/a          n/a   22,389,125
  Liquified Gas                       n/a          n/a          n/a      827,014
  Petrochemicals                      n/a          n/a          n/a   16,027,749
  Food & Foodstuffs                   n/a          n/a          n/a      432,285
  Industrial Products                 n/a          n/a          n/a    1,627,648
  Recycling Material                  n/a          n/a          n/a      278,890
  Empty Containers                    n/a          n/a          n/a    1,014,851
  Vehicles                            n/a          n/a          n/a       96,469
  Other Cargo Loaded                  n/a          n/a          n/a    5,734,546

Total Containers (TEU)          4,875,113    4,266,634          n/a    3,255,857
 Discharged                     2,671,149    2,282,907          n/a    1,695,694
 Loaded                         2,203,964    1,983,727          n/a    1,560,163


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                                    Sept.         Aug.         July         June
                                     2012         2012         2012         2012
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                                 --------------------- Level -------------------
Total Passengers                1,064,928      908,130      735,504      568,509
 Arrived                          564,835      448,798      361,693      283,647
 Departed                         500,093      459,332      373,811      284,862
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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.

SOURCE: Saudi Ports Authority

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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