Volume of bulk materials shipped by sea from 1970 to 2008

The statistic shows the volume of bulk materials shipped by sea from 1970 to 2008 in billion ton-miles. In 2008, 11.2 trillion ton-miles of main cargo were shipped worldwide.

Extent of global maritime trade with bulk goods from 1970 to 2008

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Release date

December 2009

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1970-2008

Supplementary notes

"Main cargo" goods include wheat, corn, barley, oats, rye, sorghum, and soybeans.

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