Ghent ports seaborne traffic in 2014 remained on the same level as the year before. Now as well, it is the classic sectors yielding a lot of added value and jobs that relatively stand their ground or are improving. Moreover, Ghent sees its position as a bulk port reconfirmed and it is still the biggest dry bulk port of the country. The principal trading partners remain Sweden, Russia and Brazil. Because of its scrap flows, Turkey is an emerging trading partner. In 2014, Ghent port registered a total waterborne cargo traffic of 47.7 million tonnes, which is 1% less than in 2013 due to a decreased inland navigation.