Russia records freight transport growth

In January-May 2012, transport cargo turnover in the Russian Federation grew by 2.3% in comparison with the same period of 2011 to 2,087.5 billion tonne-kilometres.

In May 2012, transport cargo turnover was 418.5 billion tonne-kilometres, 1% less compared to May 2011, and 1.8% more than in April 2012.

The cargo turnover of railway transport in the first five months of the year was 924.8 billion tonne-kilometres (+6.2%), that of sea transport – 24.3 billion tonne-kilometres (-23.5%) and that of river transport – 10.9 billion tonne-kilometres (-6.7%).

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