Large ports mainly deal with the handling of transit cargo. Small ports are of local relevance. They are mainly engaged in timber shipment’s and receiving fishery product as for the summer season, they serve as yacht ports. Currently, small ports assume a stable position in Latvian economy and have developed as regional economic activity centres.
The freeports of Riga and Ventspils act as free economic zones, the port of Liepaja is part of the Liepaja Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Considering that - there are large, free land plots available in Latvian Free Ports and SEZ, representatives of the ports are now actively working on various investment projects such as construction and development of industrial and distribution parks, attracting investments, creating higher added value through the development of production and increasing the range of offered services.
Cargo turnover in ports of Latvia 2012.-2022.
Current Monthly Statistics