PORT OF OULU TRAFFIC SHOWS A STRONG POSITIVE TREND
Despite the challenging economic situation, traffic through the Port of Oulu during the first third of the year grew by 11.3% compared with the year before. In imports, the increase was +16.4%, and in exports +5.3%. Categories showing a particularly positive trend during the first months of the year include forestry products and liquid bulk goods. In addition, container traffic saw a growth of +1.7% from the previous year. In goods volumes, the traffic amounted to about 699,000 tonnes import, and 533,000 tonnes export.
“The vigorous growth shows that we have been making the right choices together with our partners and clients. The future development and expansion opportunities for the Port have also been taken into consideration”, says Marko Mykkänen, Managing Director of Port of Oulu Ltd.