Azerbaijani Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic records decline in cargo shipment volume
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug.13
By Nargiz Ismayilova - Trend:
The volume of cargo shipments in the transport sector of Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic (AR) from January through July 2020 made up 9.06 million tons, Trend reports referring to the State Statistics Committee of Nakhchivan AR.
According to the committee’s data, in the reporting period cargo shipments in the transport sector were almost 1.3 percent less than in the first 7 months of 2019 (9.2 million tons).
The total volume of cargo shipment in Nakhchivan AR amounted to 16.9 million tons last year, growing by 1.8 percent compared to 2018.
The volume of cargo shipment by rail in Nakhchivan AR amounted to 283,500 tons and by airlines - to 6,100 tons in 2019.
During last year, the volume of cargo transportation by vehicles reached 16.6 million tons.
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