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In April, the overall operation of the transportation economy was stable. Investment in roads and waterways increased by 8.0 percent year-on-year.

2018-06-01


In April, the transportation economy was generally stable, the decline in commercial passenger traffic narrowed, the growth rate of freight transport accelerated, and the port container throughput maintained rapid growth. The growth rate of fixed asset investment has slowed down, but the progress of completing investment tasks is still accelerating year-on-year.

In April, the transportation economy was generally stable, the decline in commercial passenger traffic narrowed, the growth rate of freight transport accelerated, and the port container throughput maintained rapid growth. The growth rate of fixed asset investment has slowed down, but the progress of completing investment tasks is still accelerating year-on-year.

First, the decline in business passenger traffic narrowed.

In April, 1.48 billion people completed commercial passenger traffic, a year-on-year decrease of 2.5, and the rate of decline narrowed by 2.9 percentage points from the first quarter. Among them, highway commercial passenger traffic fell by 5.9, a decrease of 2.6 percentage points compared with the first quarter. Private car travel continued to grow rapidly. The flow of passenger cars with 7 seats or less on expressways increased by 10.5. Waterway passenger traffic increased by 2.7.

From January to April, a total of 6.01 billion people completed commercial passenger traffic, down 4.7 per cent from the same period last year, of which highway commercial passenger traffic fell 7.8 per cent and waterway passenger traffic fell 0.9 per cent.

Second, the growth rate of freight has accelerated.

In April, the volume of commercial freight was 4.24 billion tons, an increase of 7.4 percent over the same period last year, and the growth rate was 1.0 percentage points faster than that in the first quarter. Among them, the road freight volume increased by 8.9, and the waterway freight volume increased by 2.2. Express business volume completed 3.75 billion pieces, up 25.8 year on year. From January to April, a total of 14.46 billion tons of commercial freight volume was completed, up 6.6 percent year on year. Among them, the road freight volume increased by 7.8, and the waterway freight volume increased by 0.9. Express business volume totaled 13.67 billion pieces, up 29.3 year on year. Third, the port cargo throughput decreased slightly, and the container throughput maintained rapid growth.

In April, the cargo throughput of ports above designated size was 1.09 billion tons, a year-on-year decrease of 0.6 percent. Among them, the foreign trade throughput was flat year-on-year, and the domestic trade throughput fell by 0.9 percent. Completed container throughput 20.72 million TEUs, up 4.7 percent year-on-year.

From January to April, a total of 4.21 billion tons of cargo throughput was completed, an increase of 0.9 percent over the same period last year, of which foreign trade throughput increased by 2.6 percent and domestic trade throughput increased by 0.2 percent. The cumulative container throughput was 78.04 million TEUs, up 5.5 per cent year-on-year. Fourth, the growth rate of fixed asset investment has slowed down, and the progress of completion has accelerated year-on-year.

From January to April, fixed asset investment in highways and waterways reached 540.6 billion billion yuan, an increase of 8.0 percent over the same period last year, accounting for 30.0 percent of the investment target of 1.8 trillion yuan for the whole year, and the progress was 2.2 percentage points faster than that of the same period last year. Among them, the investment in highway construction was 502.5 billion billion yuan, an increase of 8.7 percent over the same period last year, highways and rural roads maintained rapid growth, with growth rates of 14.9 percent and 15.6 percent, respectively, and ordinary national and provincial highways decreased by 2.9 percent. Investment in water transport construction was 27.1 billion billion yuan, down 9.7 percent from the same period last year.

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