BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 16. Cargo transportation through the Azerbaijani segment of the Europe-Caucasus-Asia International Transport Corridor (TRACECA) grew from January through March 2022, the State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan told Trend.
According to the committee, this figure exceeded 10.8 million tons, up by 6.7 percent on annual basis.
In the first quarter of this year, the cargo turnover through the Azerbaijani segment of TRACECA exceeded 2.5 billion ton-kilometers (TKM), which is 6.3 percent more than in the same period of 2021.
Meanwhile, over 6.1 million tons of cargo transportation (56.3 percent of the total volume) in Azerbaijan accounted for transportation by road, over 3.5 million tons (32.3 percent) - by railway, and more than 1.2 million tons (11.4 percent) - by sea.
Over 2.5 million tons (23.8 percent) of the total volume of cargo transportation accounted for transit.