The rail freight transport sector is increasing


Mexico, Apr (Notimex).- The rail freight transport sector registered an increase of 0.9 percent in 2018, compared to 2017, when it reached 128 million tons, reported the Rail Transport Regulatory Agency.

Of the total, 91.5 million tons corresponded to foreign trade traffic, which represents an increase of 14.7 percent compared to the 79.8 million tons of the previous year.

Industrial products accounted for 59.4 percent of the total transported in 2018; agricultural products, 33.3%; mineral products, 16.9%; oil, 11.1%; organic products, 6.0; forestry inputs, 0.9 % and animal inputs, 0.4%.


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