This is an archived release.
Border transport continued to increase
Norwegian and foreign lorries transported 3.2 million tonnes of goods across the border in the third quarter of 2012. There is an increase of 9 per cent compared with the third quarter last year.
A total of 1.8 million tonnes of goods were imported, while 1.3 million tonnes were exported.
Norwegian lorries transported 42.8 per cent of goods that crossed the border, compared with 41.1 per cent in the corresponding quarter last year. The share for Swedish lorries declined by 2.2 percentage points, while the Polish and Baltic lorries’ shares increased by almost 1 percentage point.
These figures cover goods transported by lorries passing the national border on road. Imports and exports by lorry on a ferry are not included.