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2017

Transport activities, Q4 2016, INE

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Preliminary results for the whole year 2016 and in the 4th quarter 2016


In 2016, passengers transported by air increased strongly: +14.3%, compared to +11.0% in 2015. By heavy rail there was an increase of 2.7% and by underground an increase of 5.6% (+1.7% and +4.6% respectively in 2015).

As regards the movement of goods, there were change rates of +5.1%, -4.1% and -6.5%, respectively in ports, by road and by rail. In the previous year there were variations of +7.7%, -1.9% and +7.9% in the same order.

In the 4th quarter 2016, passengers transport by air increased by 20.3%1 (+13.3% in Q3 2016). Heavy rail and underground increased by 4.1% and 4.3%, respectively (+3.2% and +3.3% in Q3 2016).

In terms of transport of goods, there were variations of +8.1%, -3.2% and -4.4% respectively in ports, by road and rail transport (+9.7%, -7.3% and -10.1% respectively in Q3 2016).