Gas transport ups in Azerbaijan in early 2009
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 19 / Trend / The State Statistic Committee has reported that 13.5 million tons of cargo was transported within Jan-Sept 2008, 1.4% more as compared the same period in 2008.
Some 71 percent from total transported cargo accounts for private sector. Some 46.2 percent was transported by automobile transport, 36 percent by pipelines, including 11.2 percent via railway and 6.6 percent- by sea transport.
Some 97million people were transported by passenger transports within, which is by 8.2 percent more compared the same period in 2008. Private sector made up 80.6 percent of automobile transport. Most part of passengers were transported by automobile transport 80.7 percent and 18.6 percent by metro.
Some 1.5 million tons of different cargos were transported by railway transport, which is by 30 percent less as compared to 2008.
Some 893,000 tons of different cargos by sea transport. The figure is by 30.8 perent up as compared to 2008. Transport of oil and oil products made up 73.2 percent and 26.8 percent dry cargo. Almost entire amount of cargo deliveries falls on international operations.
The volume of cargo processed in the Azerbaijani ports in January made up 413,500 tons, which is by 5.5 percent more as compared to the same period in 2008
Some 62 million tons of cargo were transported by automobile transport, which is by 7.9 percent more as compared to 2008. The number of passenger transport made up 78.3 million of people with an increase of 7. 3 percent; some 97 percent of passengers were transported by bus and 3 percent by cars. The number of passenger transport by metro made up 18.1 million of people with an increase of 12.5 percent.
Air transport drop by 2.1 percent and made up 90,500 of people. 7.4 percent of passengers transportation by this transport was implemented by the private sector.
Some 37 millon tons of oil was transported by main oil pipelines via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan. Some 27 million tons of cargo was transported from Baku in January 2009.
Some 1.1 billion cu m of gas was transported by main gas pipeline in January 2009. The figure is by 29.4 percent more as compared to 2008. Some 514,9 million cu m of gas (29.2%) was transported via the South Caucasian gas pipeline.
Some 48.7 million tons of cargo (by 1.6 percent more compared to 2008) and 192,3 million passengers (by 10.6 percent more compared to 2008) were transported by Eurasian transport corridor via the territory of Azerbaijan in January 2009.