In January-June this year 419.2 million tonnes of freights were shipped by all types of transport in the Republic of Uzbekistan, which is 8.1% higher than in January-June 2006, according to the State Statistics Committee.
In January-June 2007 the freight turnover of all types of transport reached 38 billion t-km and increased by 6.4% as compared to January-June 2006. In the structure of freights shipped by main-line railway transport the share of oil freights and building materials prevails – 23.8% and 19.4% respectively of the total volume.
Over 3.22 million tonnes of freights (15.2% of total exported freights) were exported from the republic by railway transport, of which 127 million tonnes – to non-CIS countries.
352.7 million tonnes of freights were shipped by motor transport, which is 8% more than in January-June 2006. At the same comparison the freight turnover increased by 11.5% and was 8 billion t-km.
The freight turnover of motor transport of individual entrepreneurs exceeded the level of January-June 2006 by 20% and was 5.2 billion t-km. The share of private carriers in total freight turnover of motor transport reached 65.5% versus 60.8% in January-June 2006.
3,600 tonnes of freights were shipped by air transport, which is 2.7% lower than in January-June 2006, the freight turnover increased by 3.5 million t-km or 9.6%.
The freight turnover of main pipelines increased by 0.4% and was 19.3 billion t-km.