This is an archived release.
More transport by Baltic lorries
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.
|Tonnage carried (tonnes)||Import rate||Per cent|
|2nd quarter 2012 - 2nd quarter 2013||2nd quarter 2008 - 2nd quarter 2013|
|2nd quarter 2013|
|All nationalities||3 713 338||58.7||9.6||12.4|
|Norway||1 557 291||33.5||12.5||5.1|
|Sweden||1 005 539||81.0||3.7||3.9|
|The Baltic States||219 961||71.1||17.3||114.8|
|Russian Federation||24 868||38.4||-23.7||15.9|
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.