Cargo transportation via pipelines down in Kazakhstan
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 12
By Elena Kosolapova – Trend:
Cargo transportation via pipelines decreased by 0.5 percent in Kazakhstan in January-July 2016 and stood at 124.29 million tons, read a message issued by the Kazakh Economy Ministry’s Committee on Statistics.
During the period, revenues from cargo transportation via pipelines in Kazakhstan increased by 21.1 percent and totaled 656.31 billion tenges (347 tenges = $1).
In total, around 1.99 billion tons of cargo was transported by all types of transport in the country in January-July 2016, or 0.3 percent less than in the same period of 2015.
Revenues from transportation of cargo, baggage and cargo luggage by all types of transport in Kazakhstan stood at 1.07 trillion tenges in January-July 2016.
Cargo and baggage transportation by car and urban transport increased by 0.2 percent to 1.69 trillion tons, air transportation increased by 0.4 percent to 9,080 tons, while sea transportation decreased by 4.3 percent to 1.53 million tons.
Rail transportation of cargo and baggage stood at 180.16 million tons in January-July 2016, or 4.6 percent less than in the same period of 2015.