Vietnam's freight transportation rises 11.8% in first 7 months

21:11, August 03, 2010      

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Vietnam saw a year-on-year rise of 11.8 percent in freight transportation in the first seven months of this year to 402.5 million tons, said a report on the website of the General Statistics Office of Vietnam on Tuesday.

In this period, the country's freight transportation by road was 299.6 million tons, a year-on-year climb of 12.4 percent, said the report. Vietnam's cargo transportation by river went up five percent over the same period last year to reach 67.9 million tons from January to July.

The country recorded a sharp increase of 24 percent year-on-year to 30.5 million tons in cargo transportation by sea and a fall of 6.1 percent year-on-year to 4.4 million tons in transportation of freight by railway during this period. In the first seven months of this year, Vietnam's passenger transportation reached 1.36 billion person-times, up 13.8 percent year-on-year, according to the office.

Source: Xinhua


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