On 44th week, after several weeks of active growth, there was a decline in freight rates by $1. Freight rate from Azov to Marmara sea is $22. Market activity decreased a little bit.
In the Caspian sea region, in contrast to the Azov-Black Sea basin, freight rates continue to grow.
The market is still observed a large number of cargoes from Aktau to NIP, which is due to the fact that in many regions of Kazakhstan has already completed grain harvesting, as well as in the past few weeks there is a certain amount of cargoes from the river, as the navigation is already finished. The freight rate from Astrakhan to NIP for 3000 tons of corn reached usd 35 per ton of cargo.