Some 255.5m tonnes of cargoes shipped in Uzbekistan in 1Q
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Over 255.5 million tonnes of cargoes were carried by all types of transport in Uzbekistan in the first quarter of 2011, which is 9.1% more compared to January-March 2010, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The freight turnover was 16.6 billion t-km and has exceeded the level of January-March 2010 by 7.8%.
Over 223.9 million tonnes of freights were carried by motor transport, which is 9.2% more than in January-March 2010. The freight turnover has increased by 4% to 3.7 billion t-km.
The freight turnover of motor transport of individual entrepreneurs has exceeded the level of January-March 2010 by 6.2% and was 2.6 billion t-km. The share of private carriers in total freight turnover of motor transport was 70.4% versus 68,9% in January-March 2010.
Over 7,600 tonnes of freights were carried by air transport which is 13.4% more than in January-March 2010. The freight turnover has increased by 1.1% and was 40.5 million t-km.
The freight turnover of main pipelines has increased by 12.3% and was 7.8 billion t-km.