Construction, repair and proper maintenance of road infrastructure has allowed to grow the volume of freight transportation by motorways of Ukraine in January-February this year by 12.8% - up to 25.6 million tons. This data has been provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
An overall volume of conveyance amounted to 97.5 million tons. In the commodity segment, transportation of building materials and metal scrap saw the greatest increase.
Meanwhile, the use of waterways and port infrastructure also rose. The growth of conveyance in this sector amounted to 41.2% in January-February. At that, foreign shipping makes up for 92.2%.