Categories: Associated British Ports, Business, Cardiff, SwanseaPublished On: 19.01.2019116 words0.6 min read

Associated British Ports (ABP)  has announced growth in South Wales and highlighted the strength of the contribution it makes to the UK economy.

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In 2018, ABP South Wales saw an increase in the amount of cargo handled across several commodities as a result of continued investment in infrastructure and services.

Year-on-year growth was seen in the volume of cargo handled in several sectors in 2018. Chemicals products and Steel volumes were both 10% up on 2017, while Coal increased by 38%. Timber to support the regional construction trade saw a 22% increase in imports. While the import and export of Mineral Products doubled in volume compared to the previous year, registering a rise of 102%.

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