Valenciaport is Southern Europe’s leading Mediterranean port in terms of commercial traffic, mostly containerised cargo, due to its dynamic area of influence and an extensive network connecting it to major world ports.
Valenciaport is not only a key element in promoting the Valencia Region abroad, but also the maritime gateway for production and consumer goods to and from the entire Iberian Peninsula.
With its efficient infrastructure, its thirteen Terminals and Commercial Facilities, the Port of Valencia is a key asset to the region’s development and international status, providing new market opportunities for the regional economy in goods according the following types: Vehicles and transport elements, aagriculture, livestock and Foodstuffs, building material, chemical products, Iron and steel products; paper and wood pulp and wood and cork, among others. Containerised General Cargo represents more than 75% of the total port traffic in the Port of Valencia.
Valenciaport is a key player in the modernization and growth of the economy in the Valencian Region and Spain in general. Proof of this can be seen in the levels of employment and production associated with the port activities of Valencia, Sagunto and Gandía
The employment generated by the ports of Valencia, Sagunto and Gandía amounts to 37,000 jobs, representing 2.05% of the total jobs in the Valencian Region. The monetary value of the gross salaries is € 1,194 million, representing 2.25% of the salary income of the Valencian Region. The Gross Value Added amounts to € 2,352 million per year, representing 2.49% of the total for the Valencian Region.