In the 2nd quarter 2014, the movement of goods in ports decreased by 0.7% (+5.2% in the 1st quarter 2014), as a result of a 12.3% decline in national traffic, in spite of a 1.4% increase in the international movement.
Railway freight transport recorded increases of 8.6% in terms of tonnage (+20.3% in the 1st quarter 2014) and 13.5% considering tonne-kilometres (+30.4% in the 1st quarter 2014).
In air transport mode, the movement of aircrafts, passengers and cargo/mail increased by 7.4%, 11.4% and 6.8%, respectively (+3.3%, +6.5% and +3.4% in the 1st quarter 2014).
The relative weight of goods transported in road freight vehicles with national registration declined by 2.7%, an inversion of the growing trend registered since the 2nd quarter 2013.
With regard to the transport of passengers, there was a decline in heavy railway mode (-0.8%) and in inland waterways (-2.6%) on a par with an increase in light railway systems (+2.2%).