China is one of top 5 countries - - shipments unloaded in Dutch seaports in Q1 2023. In the first quarter of 2023, goods shipments originating from China was 5.7 million tonnes unloaded in Dutch seaports. China ranked nr. 5 position by comparison with other main suppliers, the US, the UK, Norway, Brizal and Russia.
Here, unloading refers to the process of removing goods from vehicles. It is the work of the carrier to unload the goods and send them to the receiver or buyer. The unloading process involves moving the received goods from the trailer or container to the loading dock floor, where it is checked for condition, quantity, and accuracy.
Far less Russia shipments unloaded in Dutch seaports in Q1 2023
In the first quarter of 2023, shipments from Russia dropped substantially, inbound cargo from Russia fell by almost 80% by comparison with the same period in 2022, most shipments from Russia in 2022, and unfortunately not in Q1 2023.
In fact, most goods were still originating from Russia in 2022, even with inbound shipments a huge drop (-32% relative to 2021). This happened, as the results of the EU additional sanctions to Russia as from December 2022, products like crude oil, petroleum products and coal from Russia sanctioned.
Therefore Russia fell off the main suppliers position. most shipments from Russia unloaded in Dutch seaports in 2022, and not in Q1 2023.
More goods from the United States unloaded in Dutch seaports in Q1 2023
On the contrary, in the first quarter of 2023, most inbound cargo originated from the United States expanded, and more US goods unloaded in Dutch seaports, statistically, 46.8% more inbound cargo arriving from the United States was unloaded; from 9.8 million tonnes to 14.4 million tonnes. Overall, almost a half of goods unloaded in Dutch seaports originated from the United States in Q1, 2023. Here, the statistic is clear, shipments from the United States surged substantially.
Overall, more goods unloaded in Dutch seaports in 2022
More goods unloaded in Dutch seaports according to CBS recent reporting. In 2022, By statistics, more goods were unloaded 4.6%, while the volume of loaded goods decreased by 5.8%. about 433 million tonnes of goods were unloaded at Dutch seaports in 2022. Among others, more liquid bulk goods were unloaded (+8.8%), such as: gas and petroleum products. In addition, more inbound dry bulk goods (+4.3%), such as: coal, relative to 2021.
Overall, in 2022, the total volume of inbound and outbound transport of goods at Dutch seaports fell by 1.2 percent to 622 million tonnes, relative to the previous year.
China is one of top 5 countries shipments unloaded in Dutch seaports in Q1 2023
China is one of top 5 countries - shipments unloaded in Dutch seaports in Q1 2023. Statistics of main countries in unloaded cargo in Dutch seaports in Q1, 2023, according to CBS data on 3 October 2023.
The United States (14.4 million) (9.8 million tonnes in the same period of 2022)
The United Kingdom ranked second with 10.8 million tonnes
Norway ranked third with 6.8 million tonnes
China ranked fourth with 5.7 million tonnes
Brazil ranked fifth with 5.3 million tonnes
Russia ranked sixth with 3.9 million tonnes. ( 19.2 million tonnes in the same period of 2022).