Revenue from railway transport increases by 15 percentEconomy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. As of first 11 months of this year, 25.6 million tons of freight and duplicated number of 2.7 million passengers were carried by railroad transport. Compared with the same period of the previous year, the carried freight increased by 9.2 percent and number of carried passengers increased by 14.7 percent. Moreover, revenue from railway transport reached MNT 646.3 billion as of first 11 months of 2019 which shows the increase of 15.3 percent.
39.1 percent of carried freight by railway transport was domestic freight, 36.3 percent was exports, 10.6 percent was imports and 14 percent was transit, which means transit and export freights increased by 0.8 and 0.4 points respectively, whereas domestic and import freight decreased by 0.8 and 0.4 points from the same period of the previous year.
In the first 11 months of 2019, 83.2 percent of carried freight by railway transport was mining freight, 10 percent was construction materials, 1.3 percent was iron, 1.3 percent was agriculture product, 0.9 percent was food products, 0.6 percent was wood products, 0.1 percent was factory equipment and 2.5 percent was other products.