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Author Malkowska, Agnieszka
Affiliation University of Szczecin, Faculty of Economics, Finance and Management, 8 Cukrowa St., 71-004 Szczecin, Poland
E-mail agnieszka.malkowska@usz.edu.pl
ISSN printed 1733-8670
URI https://repository.am.szczecin.pl/handle/123456789/2573
Abstract The aim of this paper is to assess the utilization of selected transportation modes in services facilitating Polish foreign trade between 2010 and 2017. Poland’s foreign trade in commodities is characterized generally herein. The contribution of individual transport modes (i.e. road, rail, inland waterways, sea, or air) to facilitating Polish exports and imports is analyzed in terms of quantity and value. As research material, data from the Customs Administration Analytical Centre are used. Simple statistical and graphic methods (e.g., structural and dynamics indicators) are applied. Polish foreign trade in commodities grew between 2010 and 2017. At the same time, the shares of individual transport modes in facilitating exports and imports shifted, with transport by road remaining the largest contributor. Quantitatively, the share of road transport increased, in both exports and imports; however, a reverse trend was observed for its value.
Pages 131-139
Publisher Scientific Journals Maritime University of Szczecin, Zeszyty Naukowe Akademia Morska w Szczecinie
Keywords Polish foreign trade
Keywords international trade in commodities
Keywords modes of transport
Keywords branches of transport
Keywords transport development
Keywords trade development
Title Significance of selected modes of transport used in services facilitating Polish foreign trade
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ISSN on-line 2392-0378
Language English
Funding No data
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DOI 10.17402/381
Published 2019-12-27
Accepted 2019-10-22
Recieved 2019-07-31


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