Azerbaijan ups cargo transportation by 17 percent
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 18 / Trend N. Ismayilova /
In January-May, the various vehicles transported 24.78 million tons or 16.82 percent more than the same period of 2010, the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan said.
The exports of goods during this period amounted to 14.87 million tons, import - 3.65 million tons.
About 120,230 tons of cargo was exported by sea for the first five months of the year, 1.281 million tons by railway, 231,020 tons by cars, 182,300 tons by air and 13.05 million tons by stationary transport vehicles.
About 515,080 tons of cargo was imported by sea, 2.405 million tons by railway, 706,710 tons, by car and 8,330 tons of cargo by air.
About 6.27 million tons were transited through the territory of Azerbaijan for the first five months of 2011.