Cargo transportation drops 13% in Azerbaijan section of TRACECA

Cargo transportation drops 13% in Azerbaijan section of TRACECA
# 18 September 2009 10:42 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Nijat Mustafayev – APA-Economics. 24.5 million tons of cargo and 117 million people were carried through Azerbaijan part of the Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA) during January-July.

Cargo transport dropped by 13.1% while passenger traffic jumped by 6.7% on year-on-year basis.

Azerbaijan State Statistical Committee told APA-Economics that 44.6% of shipments were transported by rail, 37.4% by road and 18% by sea.

Shipments via the corridor accounted for 23.1% of the total transportation in the country.
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