Official Statistics of Finland

Foreign Shipping Traffic

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Sea transport decreased in May
07 Jul 2021
The goods volume of foreign sea transport was in total 7.2 million tonnes in May 2021. Sea transport decreased by 15 per cent from last year's May. Exports decreased by three per cent and were 4.2 million tonnes. Import volume decreased by 28 per cent and amounted to 3.0 million tonnes.

Description: The statistics on foreign shipping traffic comprise data on the waterborne transport of goods and passengers between Finland and foreign countries as well as on the number of vessels in international transport calling Finnish ports. In addition to data on the import and export volumes of goods, passengers and vehicles and other transport equipment, they contain data on transport performance and vessels used in transport. Furthermore, traffic and transport volumes in foreign traffic concerning the Saimaa Canal are presented in the statistics.
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Change: Several sets of transport statistics transferred from Traficom to Statistics Finland
30 Jan 2020
In 2020, Statistics Finland will start publishing several sets of official statistics relating to transport which were previously published by Traficom.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Foreign Shipping Traffic [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-2002. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.8.2021].
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