The share of passenger transportation performed by private entrepreneurs in Mogilev Region in January-November 2007 has expanded by 1.2 percentage points to make 21.1% of the total number of passengers commuting by bus.
Interfax has learnt the fact from the Region Administration's Transport and Communication Department.
Over the eleven-month period, private entrepreneurs transported 35.8 million people to see passenger turnover make 212.3 million passenger-per-kilometre, which makes 20.5% of the automobile passenger turnover in the region.
Bus transportation services were made available to over 134 million passengers (0.9% up on the year).
In January-November local motorways transported 6.404 million tonnes of cargoes, 6.9% up on the year. Local railways transported 39.0975 million tonnes of cargoes (7.3% up).
The source also informed, in January-October 2007 the net profit from passenger and cargo transportation services expanded by 74% to reach BYR 15.553 billion. At the same time, three companies (2.5% of the total number) ended the year with a net loss of BYR 899 million.