Turnover in transport sector mixed in the fourth quarter of 2016

Turnover in the transport sector showed a mixed picture in the fourth quarter of 2016, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.

The statistics service, in a report, said the turnover index in land transport and pipeline transport fell 1.9 pct in the fourth quarter, compared with the same period in 2015, after a 5.9 pct decline recorded in the 2015/2014 period.

The turnover index in water transport fell 11.5 pct in the fourth quarter, yr/yr, after a 10.9 pct decline recorded in the 2015/2014 period. The turnover index in air transport grew 7.5 pct, after an 8.6 pct increase recorded in the 2015/2014 period.

The turnover index in logistics grew 1.6 pct, after an 1.0 pct rise in 2015/2014, while the turnover index in travel agents fell 6.3 pct after a 17.6 pct decline in 2015/2014.