Increase for Polish lorries
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Carriage of goods by lorryQ1 2013



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Increase for Polish lorries

In the first quarter of 2013, 3.2 million tonnes of goods were transported by lorry across the Norwegian border. This is a decrease of 2.2 per cent compared with the first quarter of 2012. Polish registered lorries had the largest relative increase of tonnage carried compared with the same quarter last year.

Import and export by lorry on road, by nationality of the lorry
Tonnage carried (tonnes)Import ratePer cent
1st quarter 2012 - 1st quarter 20131st quarter 2008 - 1st quarter 2013
1st quarter 2013
All nationalities3 231 84258.2-2.97.0
Norway1 346 94935.0-5.1-4.5
Sweden887 22277.7-5.71.9
Denmark177 34681.2-5.826.5
Finland127 06168.8-12.0-12.5
Poland181 34463.028.3101.3
Germany110 29778.1-0.334.6
Netherlands44 55584.2-7.8-8.3
The Baltic States188 73869.313.3105.4
Russian Federation24 49931.9-22.928.7
Others143 83177.45.317.4

Polish registered lorries transported 28.3 per cent more goods than in the first quarter of 2012. The share of Polish lorries’ border transport to and from Norway is increasing, and was 5.6 per cent in the first quarter. Polish lorries and lorries registered in the Baltic countries have a combined share of all transport of 13.3 per cent.

Norwegian lorries transported 1.4 million tonnes of goods in the first quarter; 5.1 per cent less than in the first quarter of 2012. Norwegian lorries performed 41.0 per cent of the boarder transport in the first quarter of the year; 0.9 percentage points less than the same quarter last year. The share for Swedish lorries was 27.5 per cent, also slightly down from the same quarter last year.