During January-June 2021, cargo volume carried by all transport modes in the RF transport system was up 0.8% year-on-year to 3.61 bn tons.
According to the RF Statistics Agency, the largest volume was carried by road, down 1.7% year-on-year to 2.35 bn tons.
Rail cargo grew by 4.6% year-on-year up to 633.3 mn tons.
Pipeline traffic was up 7.6% year-on-year to 574.1 mn tons.
Sea freight decreased by 2.4% year-on-year down to 10.5 mn tons.
Inland shipping volume increased by 4.7% year-on-year up to 37.8 mn tons.
Air transport carried 0.69 mn tons, up 35.2% year-on-year.
In June, cargo transportation volume by almost all of the transport modes declined month-on-month, the only exception being road haulage and inland shipping.