During the first four months of the current year the transportation of transit freight has increased by more than 40%


2010 05 26

The amounts of transit freight carried by railways have increased by 40.3%: amounts of freight transported via Klaipėda increased by 46.4%, and via Kaliningrad – by 52.9%. JSC “Lithuanian Railways” transported 15.76 million tons of goods – this is by 20.9% more than during the respective period of the year 2009. Particularly have increased the flows of transit goods – even by 40.3%.     
International transportation of goods in the period of January-April 2010, if compared with the respective period of 2009, increased by 33.4%, from which: export – 14.2%, import – 37.1, transit transportation – 35.9%. However, local transportation has decreased by 7.5%.    

Total amount of goods handled at Klaipėda State Seaport in the period of January-April 2010 reached 9.9 million tons, i. e. by 16.8% more than in the respective period of the year 2009.