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Freight transport declines sharply due to Covid lockdown measures

10/02/2021 13:48

Domestic freight transfers declined marginally in third quarter of 2020, while freight transports to and from Cyprus marked a steep reduction reflecting the restrictive measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

According to data published by the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat), during the period July-September 2020, the total weight of goods transported by road in Cyprus showed a marginal decrease of 0.3% compared to the corresponding period of 2019, while the weight of freight transported from and to Cyprus recorded a significant decrease of 18.8%.