The No. 1 Port in traffic with the United Kingdom
Bilbao is the leading Spanish port in terms of traffic with the United Kingdom, accounting for approximately 27% of flow. The UK is Bilbao’s main dry cargo market, and port operators provide excellent connectivity with 49 British ports.
In 2019, 3.4 million tonnes of goods of all kinds were shipped between Bilbao and the United Kingdom, 59% of which were exports and 41% imports. Stand-out products include wines, beverages and alcohol, steel products, cement and clinker, iron scrap, chemical products, building
materials and food products, including perishable goods such as fruit and vegetables.