The total volume of loaded and unloaded goods at Algiers port has reached 934,775 tonnes in July 2014, against 897,154 tonnes in July 2013, up 4.19%, according to the port managing company EPAL.
The volume of unloaded goods has not changed as it stood at 765,269 tonnes against 765,005 tonnes in the same period in 2013, the EPAL noted.
The loaded goods, however, have recorded a rise by 28.27% to 169,506 tonnes in July 2014, from 132,149 tonnes in the same month in 2013.
Agricultural produce and food stuffs have reached 170,861 tonnes against 159,139 tonnes, up 7.37%.
Oil products increased by 6.07% to 472,722 tonnes in July 2014 compared to 445,672 tonnes in July 2013.
Minerals and building materials rose by 72.36%, as they stood at 37,928 tonnes against 22,006 in the previous year (July).