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Moldova's Jan-Feb freight traffic rises - table

Moldova's Jan-Feb freight traffic rises - table Peter Gudella/Shutterstock.com

CHISINAU (Moldova), April 15 (SeeNews) - The volume of Moldova's combined railway, road, river and air freight traffic rose 4.5% to some 2 million tonnes in the first two months of the year, the country's statistical office BNS said on Monday.

Calculated in freight tonne-kilometres (FTK), traffic increased 9% to some 706.9 million FTK in the January-February period, the National Bureau of Statistics (BNS) said in a monthly report.

In February alone, the volume of Moldova's freight rose 11.5% on the month and was 46.2% higher on the year, at 1.2 million tonnes.

Details on Moldova's freight traffic follow:

  Jan-Feb (in thousand tonnes) y/y pct change
Total 2,024.0 4.5%
-rail 752.5 -3.4%
-road 1,260.0 9.9%
-river 11.2 4.7%
-air 0.3 57.2%

Source: BNS

The volume of Moldova's combined railway, road, river and air freight traffic rose 10% to some 19.4 million tonnes in 2018.

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