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Moldova's Jan-Aug freight traffic rises 11% y/y - table

Moldova's Jan-Aug freight traffic rises 11% y/y - table Peter Gudella/Shutterstock.com

CHISINAU (Moldova), October 15 (SeeNews) - The volume of Moldova's combined railway, road, river and air freight traffic rose by an annual 11.4% to some 11.34 million tonnes in the first eight months of 2021, the country's statistical office BNS said on Friday.

Calculated in freight tonne-kilometres (FTK), traffic increased 9.8% to some 3.228 million FTK in the January-August period, the National Bureau of Statistics (BNS) said in a monthly report.

Details on Moldova's freight traffic follow:

Jan-Aug (in thousand tonnes) y/y pct change
Total 11,346.8 11.4%
-rail 1,825.2 -9.2%
-road 9,396.7 16.8%
-river 109.1 -7.7%
-air 0.9 16.6%

Source: BNS

The volume of Moldova's combined railway, road, river and air freight traffic fell by an annual 12.5% to some 16.5 million tonnes in 2020.

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