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.
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 railway sector has been playing a vital role in China’s social and economic development. The country relies on railway freight, including that of natural resources such as coal, or metal ores. Dynamic urbanisation and socioeconomic changes, ...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 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
In Q4 2017, the total passenger traffic slid by 6.7% y/y to 4.5bn persons, due to declined passenger traffic in the highway subsector. In Q4 2017, highway passenger traffic decreased by 10.6% y/y to 3.5bn persons, as people continually ...View more details
Despite the country’s vast territory, favourable geographic position and wide range of potential tourist attractions, Russia’s tourism and leisure sector remains underdeveloped. The direct contribution of travel and tourism to ...View more details
The tourism sector of Colombia has significant growth potential due to the natural and cultural resources of the country. The recent demobilisation of the insurgent group FARC also favours the development of the sector with the improved security ...View more details
As the largest contributor to the growth of the services sector in India, travel and tourism has tremendous potential for development. It plays a significant role in India’s economy, directly contributing 3.6% to its GDP in 2017 and directly ...View more details
The Philippines’ tourism sector made up 8.6% of the country’s GDP in 2016. The sector’s value added grew by 12.3% y/y, contributing some PHP 1.24tn GVA in the same year, according to figures of the Department of Tourism ...View more details