Cargo traffic on the Northeast Passage is less than in 202007.06.2021
Cargo traffic on the Northeast Passage in January-May 2021, is less than in 2020 (-0.43%). Despite the fact that in the last Covid-19 year, many countries maintained restrictions. Restrictions on the people and goods movement between countries significantly affected economic performance. This year, some of the restrictions remained, but they have a much smaller impact. However, the cargo flow along the Northeast Passage for the first 5 months of 2021 became less and amounted to 12,800 thousand tons. At the same time, foreign vessels began to use the Northeast Passage more actively.