Some 1.173bn tonnes of freight transported in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Some 1.173 billion tonnes of cargoes were carried by all types of transport in Uzbekistan in January-December 2010, which increased by 9.9% year-on-year. The freight turnover remained at the level of 2009 and made up 75.8 billion t-km, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The committee said that 1.063 billion tonnes of freights were carried by motor transport in 2010, which is 10.8% compared to 2009. The freight turnover has increased by 5.7% to 24.5 billion t-km.
The freight turnover of motor transport of individual entrepreneurs grew by 9.4% year-on-year to 17.7 billion t-km. The share of private carriers in total freight turnover of motor transport was 72.1% versus 69.7% in January-December 2009.
Some 29,400 tonnes of freights were carried by air transport, which is 84.9% more compared to January-December 2009. The freight turnover has increased by 63.3% and made 168 million t-km.
Railway transport shipped 56.9 million tonnes of cargo in 2010, which is up 3.9% year-on-year. The freight turnover has increased by 0.2% and made 22.2 billion t-km.
Main pipelines transported 53.7 billion tonnes of cargoes in the reporting period. The freight turnover of main pipelines has decreased by 4.8% to 28.9 billion t-km.
Share of motor transport in total volume of transportation made up 90.6% (89.9% in 2009), main pipelines – 4.6% (5%), railway transport – 4.8% (5.1%) and air transport – 0.003% (0.001%).