Azerbaijan Decreases Cargo Transport in January
Azerbaijan, Baku, 23 February / Trend / Some 1.76mln tons of cargo was transported by Azerbaijan in January 2008, which is less by 1.42% in January 2007, State Custom Committee reported. Cargo export made up 920,000 tons and import - 846,300 tons.
In January, some 48,500 tons of cargo was transported by sea, 222,600 tons - by railroad, 57,800 tons - by vehicles, 0,200 tons - by air and 590,400 tons -by pipeline.
About 412,400 tons of cargo was transported as transit goods, which is less by 3,200 tons compared to 2007.
Some 157,900 tons of cargo was transited from Azerbaijan to Switzerland, 103,900 tons -Italy, 62,600 tons - Georgia, 20,500 tons - Tajikistan, 31,100 tons - Turkey, 14,800 tons - Iran, 14,900 tons - Russia, 1,300 tons -Ukraine and 3,900 tons - Turkmenistan.