UZ increased the volume of freight transportation by 9% in July.
Ukrainian Railways (UZ) transported more than 10.3 million tons of cargo in July, which is 9% more than a month earlier, the press service of UZ reported. In July, the volume of domestic cargo transportation, export, and import increased; however, transit was totally absent. In July, UZ transported 6.2 million tons of cargo (+10.5%) domestically, more than 3.4 million tons of cargo (+8.7%) for export, and 598,800 tons for import (+4.5%). Transportation of most key cargoes increased: grain, ore, coal, ferrous metals, diesel, building materials, etc. In addition, there was a 12.4% (542 thousand tons) increase in the volume of petroleum product transportation, iron and manganese ore rose by 3.2% (2 million tons), and grain cargo increased by 7.2% (1.46 million tons).