The Transportation industry is essential to personal mobility and a prerequisite for achieving socio-economic progress. The industry is a key component of global production and supply chains, and a primary facilitator of international trade in goods and services. Emerging technologies and stricter environmental regulation are reshaping traditional transportation modes and driving investment in more efficient and sustainable transportation solutions.
Activities associated with the Transportation industry are transportation of passengers and cargo by road, rail, air and water, and the related support activities. Urban mobility, scenic and sightseeing transportation, courier and postal services, and pipeline transportation of oil and gas are also included in this industry.
The transport sector is an essential link to economic growth as it facilitates movement of goods across the supply chain i.e. right from upstream (raw material) to downstream (finished goods). Thus, the development and modernisation of ...View more details
The transportation sector accounted for 3.1% of the national GDP in 2020. The main sector performance indicators showed an y/y decrease in 2020 due to the negative COVID-19 pandemic impact. An exception to this were postal and courier ...View more details
In the first quarter of 2021, air passenger traffic soared by 37.6% y/y to 102mn persons, thanks to a jump in demand for domestic transport. The domestic passenger traffic in Q1 2021 surged by 54.1% to 101.6mn persons. The ...View more details
The gross value-added (GVA) of Brazil’s transportation, storage and postal services sector grew in nominal terms by a CAGR of 4.1% over 2015-2020. The sector’s performance followed overall economic activity, which rose on the ...View more details
Year 2020 was an exception year due to COVID-19. Prior to the pandemic, the transport and storage GDP saw robust growth of around 6% y/y between 2016 and 2019. Steady positive growth was also recorded across subsectors. The ...View more details
In the fourth quarter of 2020, the air passenger traffic fell by 15.8% y/y to 137.2mn persons, mainly due to a decline in demand for international passenger. The international passenger traffic in Q4 2020 plummeted by 97.2% to 0.5mn ...View more details
Transportation and storage is an important sector for the Polish economy, accounting for 7.5% of GVA and 6.3% of total employment in 2019. Poland has a strategic location between Western and Central and Eastern Europe, and so plays a key ...View more details
The Emerging Europe region, as covered by the scope of this report, consists of Russia, Turkey, Emerging Europe, Romania, Czechia and Hungary. All of these countries are strategically important to transportation in the region, though ...View more details
The transportation sector in Latin America still faces the challenges of most developing countries: inadequate infrastructure; informality; lack of diversity and limited availability of intermodal services. According to the World Economic ...View more details