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GOODS IN TRANSIT BY INLAND WATERWAYS THROUGHOUT

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French Equivalent: Marchandises en transit par voies navigables intérieures de bout en bout

Definition:
Goods which entered the country by inland waterways and left the country by inland waterways at a point different from the point of entry, after having been carried across the country solely by inland waterways in the same inland waterways transport (IWT) freight vessel.

Context:
Transhipments from one IWT vessel to another and changes of pusher tugs or tugs are regarded as loading/unloading.

Source Publication:
Glossary for Transport Statistics, prepared by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Transport Statistics – Eurostat, European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Statistical Theme: Transport statistics

Created on Wednesday, June 19, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, April 29, 2003