DEFINITIONS

Loading the process of embarkation of goods (incl. transit goods) on to a merchant ship at port.

Transit goods the country of loading and unloading of goods is a foreign country. Estonia is a transit country. Transit goods are also goods loaded/unloaded at the frontier of that country onto/from another mode of transport.

Unloading the process of disembarkation of goods (incl. transit goods) from a merchant ship at port.

METHODOLOGY

The survey population consists of ports included in the State Port Register of the Estonian Maritime Administration. Complete enumeration is applied.

 

CLASSIFICATIONS

Goods Classification of Transport Statistics (TSK)

 

Goods have been classified by the Goods Classification of Transport Statistics TSK based on the Standard Goods Classification for Transport Statistics (NST/R).

MORE DATA

Eesti statistika aastaraamat. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia

OTHER INFORMATION

Transport statistics is also available on the websites

http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/eurostat/home

europa.eu/pol/trans

www.unece.org/trans

CONTACT PERSON

Piret Pukk

Enterprise and Agricultural Statistics Department

Tel +372 625 9293

piret.pukk@stat.ee

Updated: 25.03.2010