Freight volume falls almost 4% in Q1

Transport

Freight volume in Hungary fell 3.7% year-on-year to 69.9 million tonnes in the first quarter, state news wire MTI reports, citing data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH).

Freight delivered by road accounted for close to 68% of the total, rail cargo for 16% and pipeline volume for 14%. Waterway freight made up slightly more than 2%.

Freight volume declined for all modes of transport but pipeline transport, which increased 11%.

Domestic freight volume was down 3% at 45.8 million tonnes. Foreign freight volume dropped 5.1% to 24.1 mln tonnes.

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