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Carriage of goods by lorryQ2 2013



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The Baltic countries continued to capture the market share for transport to and from Norway. In the second quarter of 2013, 5.9 per cent of goods were transported by Baltic freight vehicles, compared with 5.5 per cent in the corresponding quarter last year.

Import and export by lorry on road, by nationality of the lorry
Tonnage carried (tonnes)Import ratePer cent
2nd quarter 2012 - 2nd quarter 20132nd quarter 2008 - 2nd quarter 2013
2nd quarter 2013
All nationalities3 713 33858.79.612.4
Norway1 557 29133.512.55.1
Sweden1 005 53981.03.73.9
Denmark195 75379.60.214.0
Finland145 34671.4-1.4-13.8
Poland215 74765.034.395.6
Germany121 43878.511.814.6
Netherlands57 08684.810.35.2
The Baltic States219 96171.117.3114.8
Russian Federation24 86838.4-23.715.9
Others170 30977.914.044.4

A total of 3.7 million tonnes of goods were transported into or out of Norway by lorry in the second quarter of 2013. This is 9.6 per cent more than in the corresponding quarter of 2012.

Norwegian lorries transported 1.6 million tonnes of goods across the border in the second quarter of 2013. This corresponded to a share of 41.9 per cent, compared with 40.9 in the second quarter of 2012. Polish lorries’ market share of border transport rose from 4.7 to 5.8 per cent, while the Swedish and Danish shares fell in the same period. The Swedish registered lorries’ share of tonnage carried to and from Norway fell from 28.6 to 27.1 per cent, while the Danish lorries’ share decreased from 5.8 to 5.3 per cent during the second quarter of 2012.