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Air transport maintains acceleration. Movement of goods with reduction in rail and deceleration in ports and road transport
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Air transport maintains acceleration. Movement of goods with reduction in rail and deceleration in ports and road transport - 2nd Quarter 2017
21 September 2017

Summary

In the 2nd quarter 2017, the movement of passengers in national airports grew by 20.6%, above the 18.6% growth recorded in the preceding quarter. Heavy rail and light railway also registered increases in passengers carried: 6.6% and 3.7%, respectively (+6.2% and +12.4% in the 1st Q 2017).
The movement of goods in national ports recorded an increase of 2.0%, after the growth of 11.1% in the preceding quarter.
The road freight transport registered a less marked growth in the 2nd quarter 2017 (+4.3%) comparatively with the previous quarter (+11.6%) in terms of tonnes transported. This growth continued to be supported by the increase of national transport (+6.3%), while international transport decreased (-4.7%).
The transport of goods by railway decreased (-5.7% in tonnes and -3.1% in tonnes-kilometer) after a slight increase of 0.6% in tonnes of goods transported in the 1st Q 2017.


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