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Over 938.8m tonnes of cargo transported from January through September

2 December 2011

http://www.uzdaily.com of 12/2/2011 - Over 938.8 million tonnes of cargo were carried by all types of transport in Uzbekistan in nine months of 2011, which grew by 9.2% year-on-year.

The State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said that the freight turnover was 59.4 billion tonnes-km -and rose by 7.1% year-on-year.

Some 850.5 million tonnes of freights were carried by motor transport, which rose by 9.3% year-on-year. The freight turnover has increased by 6% to 18.4 billion tonnes-km.

The freight turnover of motor transport of individual entrepreneurs has exceeded the level of January-September 2010 by 7.1% and reached 13.4 billion t-km. Share of private carriers in total freight turnover of motor transport was 72.5% against 71.7% in January-September 2010.

About 24,400 tonnes of freights were carried by air transport, which is 12.3% more compared to January-September 2010. The freight turnover has decreased by 3.4% and was 124.3 million tonnes-km.

The freight turnover of main pipelines has increased by 11.8% and made up 24.1 billion tonnes-km.