Export of Ukrainian agricultural products through Baltic ports is possible, but there are conditions

Updated Oct 2, 2023
The export of Ukrainian agricultural products through Baltic ports will be competitive only after their integration into the European transport infrastructure. The chairman of the board of Ukrzaliznytsia Yevhen Lyashchenko told about this, Interfax-Ukraine writes.
According to him, the delivery of grain cargo to Klaipeda will be approximately 50% more expensive than to Gdansk in Poland. And several times more expensive, if compared with the price of transit through Ukrainian deep-sea ports. Yevhen Lyashchenko noted that the strategy of joining the Baltic ports to the European railway infrastructure would help to solve the issue of the economic feasibility of exporting Ukrainian agricultural products through Klaipeda. The head of the board added that the implementation of such a project is quite possible within the framework of the "Paths of Solidarity" program, which is financed through the European Unification Fund. Baltic ports really have a lot of unused potential. The same Klaipeda can transport up to 10 million tons per year. If we are talking about the total capacity of the ports of the Baltic countries, then it is 20 million tons per year. To get to Klaipeda now, ...
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