Mostaganem Port: Non-hydrocarbon exports exceed 300,000 tons

The volume of non-hydrocarbon exports through the commercial port of Mostaganem exceeded 300,000 tons during the first ten months of the current year, according to the commercial directorate of this port corporation.

The same directorate stated that non-fuel exports through the commercial port of Mostaganem amounted to 306,395 tons between January 1 and October 31, including 228 thousand tons of iron products.

During this period, 180,000 tons of construction iron, 47,000 tons of iron ingots and coils, and 830 tons of iron pipes were exported to several destinations in Africa, Europe and North America, such as Tunisia, Spain, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Romania, Belgium, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

Economic dealers also exported 45,000 tons of raw materials for construction, such as 41,000 tons of clinker, 3,880 tons of white cement, and 113 tons of bentonite, the same source adds.

Exports of agricultural materials increased by five times over the past ten months, after exporting more than 1,830 tons of dates. Exports of chemicals also increased by 39 percent.

In this regard, 3,705 tons of helium were exported to France, and the activity of exporting accumulated slurry used in the production of batteries to Bulgaria (2,516 tons) and other chemicals resumed, according to the same outcome.

The number of containers that were shipped and transported abroad through the port of Mostaganem during the same period amounted to 2,571 containers with a total weight estimated at 7,262 tons, according to the Commercial Directorate of the Commercial Port of Mostaganem.

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