Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 8
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
In January-May 2015, Turkmenistan increased volume of cargo transportation by all kinds of transport, said the message of the State Statistics Committee of Turkmenistan.
The message said that the growth rate in cargo totaled 100.2 percent, passenger transportation - 109.2 percent, according to the Ministry of railway transportation.
The growth rate on rendering services for the reporting period amounted to 129.1 percent, according to the ministry of road transport. The dynamics of growth in cargo transportation by road transport stood at 103.4 percent, in the passenger transportation sector - 106.4 percent.
In January-May, the growth rate of rendering services reached 118.1 percent, according to the State National Service Turkmen airlines. Indicators on cargo and passenger transportation by the airlines of the company amounted to 103.8 percent and 107.6 percent.
The growth rate on implementation of works and provision of services for the period amounted to 130 percent, according to the State Service of Maritime and River Transport of Turkmenistan.
The plan on cargo transportations was exceeded by 72 percent, passenger transportation - by 14.8 percent.
Turkmenistan shares land borders with Kazakhstan, Iran, and Uzbekistan, as well as Afghanistan and on the Caspian Sea with Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan and Iran. In recent years, regional transport projects have intensified.
A ceremony of launching a new steel main pipeline Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran took place in December 2014. This corridor will open access to Central Asia and the Persian Gulf for the countries of Europe and Asia.
Edited by CN