Freight and passengerEconomy
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In the first seven months of this year, 10,729.3 thousand tons of freight and 1,554.3 thousand people (duplicated counting) were carried by railway transport.
Compared to same period of the previous year, the size of carried freight increased by 157.2 thousand tons or 1.5%, while the number decreased by 128.9 thousand people or 7.7%.
The revenue from railway transport reached MNT 233.7 billion in first seven months of 2016, reflecting an increase of MNT 19.8 billion or 9.3% against the previous year.
In the period, 1,721.6 tons of freight and 366.5 thousand people (duplicated counting) were carried by air transport. The size of freight increased by 146.9 tons or 9.3%, while the number passengers on air transport also went up by 12.9 thousand people or 3.7% compared to same period of the previous year.
In the first seven months of 2016, the revenue from air transport reached MNT 157.4 billion which has increased by MNT 16.0 billion or 11.3% against the previous year.