Cargo transportation via pipelines down in Kazakhstan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 18
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
Cargo transportation via pipelines decreased by 4.6 percent in Kazakhstan in January-December 2016 compared to 2015 and stood at 205.45 million tons, according to Kazakh Statistics Committee data.
During the period, revenues from cargo transportation via pipelines in Kazakhstan increased by 7.5 percent and totaled 1.07 trillion tenges (332.68 tenges = $1).
In total, over 3.72 billion tons of cargo was transported by all types of transport in the country in January- December 2016, or 0.2 percent less than in 2015.
Cargo and baggage transportation by car and urban transport increased by 0.2 percent to 3.18 billion tons, air transportation increased by 6.3 percent to 18,123 tons, while sea transportation increased by 5.5 percent to 2.61 million tons.
Rail transportation of cargo and baggage stood at 332.27 million tons in 2016, or 0.9 percent less than in 2015.
Revenues from transportation of cargo, baggage and cargo luggage by all types of transport in Kazakhstan stood at 1.83 trillion tenges in 2016.
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