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More goods across the border
statistikk
2002-11-19T10:00:00.000Z
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 lorryQ3 2002

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More goods across the border

The total amount of goods transported across the border was 2.3 million tonnes in the third quarter of 2002, an increase of 4 per cent compared with the third quarter of 2001. The import of goods with lorries across the Norwegian border increased by 1.2 per cent, while the export increased by 8.4 per cent.

The number of lorries that crossed the border increased by 4.3 per cent in the same period, from 141 000 in the third quarter of 2001 to just above 147 000 in the third quarter of 2002. Each lorry carried an average of 15.6 tonnes, about the same average as in the third quarter of 2001.

In the first three quarters of 2002, the total amount of goods transported across the border has been close to 7.1 million tonnes. This is an increase of 3.3 per cent compared with the first three quarters of 2001.

Carriage of goods by lorry across national border, 3rd quarter 2001 and 2002. Tonnes

Slight increase in Norwegian lorries

Lorries registered in Norway held a share of 44 per cent of the lorries crossing the border, an increase of 1 per cent compared with the same period last year. Lorries registered in Sweden held a share of 36 per cent in the third quarter, a decrease of about 1 per cent compared with last year.

Lorries registered in Denmark and Finland had shares of 7.8 and 5.1 per cent of the border crossings, respectively, while lorries registered in other countries had a share of 6.5 per cent.

Svinesund on top

49 per cent of the lorries carrying goods in and out of Norway passed through Svinesund custom office. Hån/Ørje custom office had a share of 19.4 per cent, Eda had 11.6 per cent and Storlien had a share of 4.6 per cent of the border crossings in the third quarter of 2002.

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