Romania, EU: Freight transport records increasing figures

Rail freight transport grows 6.6pct, while road transport increases 4.7pct in 2017 and the pattern for the current year tends to stay in ascendance.

Rail freight transport grew by 6.6% last year to 56.08 million tonnes, while road transport increased by 4.7% to 226.3 million tons, according to data centralized by the National Institute of Statistics.

Of the total goods transported by rail, 78.9% had an internal destination, and 76.9% of those shipped by road transport had an internal destination.

Around 45,000 tons of cargo was carried by plane, up 12.2% from 2016, of which 97.3% on international flights.

 

 

 

Read more about this statistic on the INS website.

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