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.
Russia’s transportation sector generates over 6% of the country’s GDP and provides employment to 10% of the workforce. Russia is a net exporting country in terms of transport services, as exports exceeded imports by USD 5.4bn in 2017. ...View more details
Transportation services and infrastructure are a powerful underpinner of economic growth in India. Rail and road are the dominant passenger carrying services, while water transport is a major player, along with the other two, when it comes to freight ...View more details
The strategic location of Poland at the heart of Europe creates vast opportunities for development of the transportation sector. In 2017 the sector accounted for 6% of the country’s GDP, generating 6.5% of all employment in Poland. Moreover, ...View more details
In the third quarter of 2018, total passenger traffic in China saw a slight decrease of 1.3% y/y to 4.7bn persons, due to declined passenger traffic in the highway subsector. In Q3 2018, highway passenger traffic slid by 4.8% y/y to 3.5bn persons, as ...View more details
The Indonesian transportation sector plays an important role in Indonesia’s economic development. At current prices, it accounted for about 5.4% of Indonesia’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017. Despite being the world’s largest ...View more details
The transportation and storage sector is one of the most important service sectors in the Czech economy. Its gross value added (GVA) amounted to CZK 258bn in 2017 and its share of the total GVA was 5.7%. The sector’s share of the services GVA ...View more details
China’s aviation sector is of key importance to the national economy, reflecting its increasing level of modernisation and robust growth. China’s vast territory and its geographical location assign the aviation sector a role that other ...View more details
In the second quarter of 2018 the total passenger traffic continued to decline, going down by 3.5% y/y to 4.4bn persons due to decreased passenger traffic in the highway subsector. In Q2 2018, highway passenger traffic fell by 6.8% y/y to 3.3bn ...View more details
The performance of the Colombian transportation sector is closely linked to the country’s overall economic performance. In 2016 and 2017 the GVA of the sector remained almost flat following the slowdown of economic activity in the country. ...View more details
China’s passenger traffic decreased for the ninth consecutive quarter, falling by 5.4% y/y to 4.5bn people in the first three months of 2018. The decline came as the highway subsector, which accounted for 78% of the total traffic, registered a ...View more details