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.
Transportation infrastructure and services are enablers of economic growth that Thailand has worked hard to enhance since a military-backed government came to power in the wake of a coup in 2014. Transportation and storage GVA accounted to 5.8% of ...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
The Philippine transportation sector accounted for 3.6% of national GDP in 2018. Though suffering from under-investment in recent decades, transportation has excellent prospects for the future as adding transport-related infrastructure has been among ...View more details
The overall value added by Brazil's transportation, warehousing and postal services posted a negative CAGR of 1.1% over the 2013-2018 period. The performance of the industry fell slightly below the country's GDP, which reported a CAGR 0.7% in the ...View more details
Malaysia’s transport and storage sector contributed MYR 46.5bn (3.4%) of the country’s GDP in 2017. Between 2013 and 2017, the GDP share of the sector was flat at 3.4% to 3.5%. The sector contributed approximately 657,400 jobs or 4.5% of ...View more details
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