Statistiken zum weltweiten Transport 2013
World GDP grew by 3.0% in 2013, below the 3.2% growth rate recorded in 2012. GDP grew 1 to 2% in most of the advanced economies except in the EU (0.2%). GDP in emerging economies expanded by 4.7%. World export volume grew 2.4% in 2013, same pace as 2012. World container traffic (measured in TEUs) grew 5% in 2013. Air freight tonne-km increased 1.4% in 2013, a reversed trend from 2012 contraction. Preliminary estimates for 2013 from the International Transport Forum’s database indicate slowdown of rail freight in the EU (-0.9%) and in Russia (-1.2%) but an increase in the United States (1.9%). Road freight tonne-km expanded only 0.3% in the EU area and 0.7% in Russia, according to preliminary estimates.