Freight volume climbs almost 8% in Q4

Transport

Freight volume in Hungary rose 7.8% year-on-year to 75.8 million tonnes in the fourth quarter, state news wire MTI reports, citing data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH).

Freight delivered by road accounted for close to 71% of the total, rail cargo for 16pc and pipeline volume for 11%. Waterway freight made up a little more than 2%.

Freight volume declined in the double digits for all modes of transport but road transport which increased 20%.

Domestic freight volume increased 21% to 53.5 million tonnes. Foreign freight volume dropped 14.1% to 22.3 million tonnes.

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