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Transport of goods across the border declined
statistikk
2002-05-13T10:00:00.000Z
Transport and tourism
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godstrans, Carriage of goods by lorry, import, export, type of merchanise, mode of transport, nationality of lorry, country of origin, country of destination, country of departureLand transport , Transport and tourism
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Carriage of goods by lorryQ1 2002

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Transport of goods across the border declined

Imports of goods by lorries decreased 2.7 per cent in the first quarter of 2002, while exports decreased by 0.5 per cent. The number of lorries which passed the border went down from 149 500 in the first quarter of last year, to 147 500 in the first quarter this year.

The total amount of goods transported across the border was close to 2.3 million tonnes in the first quarter, a decline of 1.8 per cent compared with 2001. Of the total tonnage transported in the first quarter, 1.3 million tonnes were imported and 1 million tonnes were exported.

Each lorry carried an average of 15.9 tonnes of goods across the border in the first quarter of 2002, the same average as in 2001.

Carriage of goods by lorry across national border, 1st quarter 2001 and 2002. Tonnes

Mostly Norwegian and Swedish lorries

Lorries registered in Norway had a portion of 44 per cent of the border crossings in the first quarter, while lorries registered in Sweden had a portion of 37 per cent, the same as in 2001. For lorries registered in Denmark and Finland the portions were 7.6 and 5.0 per cent, respectively.

Lorries registered in other countries had a combined portion of 6.3 per cent.

Svinesund on top

Close to 49 per cent of the lorries carrying goods in and out of Norway passed through Svinesund custom office in the first quarter, a slight increase compared with the same period of 2001. 19.2 per cent of the lorries passed through Hån/Ørje custom office, 12.1 per cent passed through Eda custom office and 4.5 per cent of the lorries passed through Storlien.

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