The volume of cargo transportation in Moldova in January-July 2019 amounted to almost 9.95 million tons, increasing by 2.8% versus the same period in 2018
As the National Bureau of Statistics informed, at the same time, the freight turnover of enterprises of rail, road, river and air transport over 7 months in 2019 amounted to 2798.2 million ton-km, which is 7.8% more versus the corresponding period in 2018. According to official statistics, the most cargo is still transported by road. Thus, the volume of freight transportation by road in January-July 2019 exceeded 7.23 million tons, increasing by 5.8% versus the same period in 2018. The largest volumes of freight road transport in this period accounted for Chisinau - 43.3% of the total volume, followed by transport enterprises from the following development regions Center - 32%, North - 15.7%, South - 5.6% and ATU Gagauzia - 3.4%. More than 2.64 million tons of cargo was transported by rail over 7 months in 2019, which is 4.4% less than in the same period of 2018. Air cargo transportation in January-July 2019 amounted to 0.9 thousand tons, increasing by 33.2% versus the same period in 2018, and river cargo transportation increased by 1.3% - up to 71.1 thousand tons. // 17.09. 2019 - InfoMarket.