During 2021, the overall cargo traffic by all transport modes in the RF transport system was up 2,5% year-on-year to exceed 8 bn tons.
According to the RF Statistics Agency, the largest volume was carried by road, 5.5 bn tons, up 1.6% compared to the 2020 result.
Rail freight grew by 3.2% year-on-year up to 1.28 bn tons.
Pipeline traffic was up 7.5% year-on-year to 1.14 bn tons.
Inland shipping volume declined by 4.5% year-on-year down to 104.1 mn tons.
Sea freight decreased by 4.8% year-on-year down to 23.5 mn tons.
Air transport carried 1.48 mn tons, up 26.4% year-on-year.
In December 2021, inland shipping freight traffic declined month-on-month.