Tajikistan Records Increase in Cargo Transportation


In total, 75.305 million tons of cargo were transported by all modes of transport in Tajikistan from January through August 2023, which is a 13.8-percent increase compared to the same period last year, Trend reports.

Data from the National Statistical Agency of Tajikistan reveals that the volume of cargo transportation for the first 8 months of 2023 amounted to 7.403 billion tons/kilometers.

During the period under review, 24.910 million tons of goods were transported in the Khatlon region, constituting 35 percent of the total cargo transportation volume, 22.077 million tons were transported in the Sughd region, accounting for 31 percent of total cargo transportation. Gorno-Badakhshan saw the transportation of 613,200 tons, which accounted for 0.9 percent of the total.

Furthermore, 16.2 percent of cargo transportation occurred in Dushanbe, amounting to 11.483 million tons, while 16.9 percent of the total volume, or 12.025 million tons, was transported in districts under central government jurisdiction.

Transportation by road contributed accounted for 94.4 percent of the total volume of cargo transportation in Tajikistan.

Source: Trend News Agency