Last update February 2020
Trends in freight traffic
- Increasing traffic of goods since 2014, with a good correlation with GDP.
- After a sharp decrease between 2007 and 2010, the traffic of goods has remained rather stable between 2010 and 2014.
Trends in freight traffic and GDP (EU)
- In the majority of countries (18), there is a reduction of the traffic intensity (traffic per unit of GDP) since 2000, with for 6 of them a reduction above 3%/year;
- In 5 countries, there is a steady increase since 2000 of the traffic intensity, while in 5 other countries there has been an increase before the crisis and a decrease after.