Baku. 11 June. REPORT.AZ/ In January-April 2016,15 707,4 thousand tons of cargo with cargo turnover of 3 044,8 mln ton / km transported in Azerbaijani segment of Transport Corridor Europe Caucasus Asia (TRACECA).
Report informs referring to the State Statistical Committee, 10 090,7 thousand tons, or 64.2% transported by car, 4 233,2 thousand tons, or 27% - railway transport, 1 383,5 thousand tons or 8.8% - by sea.
Compared to the same period last year decrease by 12.3% observed in volume of cargo. The committee noted that the main reason for the decrease was the transshipment of cargo by rail and sea transport (24.6% and 43.9%, respectively).
During this period, the volume of cargo transported by road transport grew by 2.7%. 14.4% or 2 261,9 thousand tons of cargo was transit cargo.
In January-April 109.7 mln passengers transported through the corridor. passengers, passenger turnover was 2 211.9 mln passenger / km. Compared to the same period last year, passenger transportation increased by 2.2%, while passenger turnover increased by 1.1%.