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Trend in freight transport demand and GDP

Figure Created 12 Nov 2009 Published 12 Nov 2009 Last modified 20 Feb 2014, 03:51 PM
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The two curves show the development in GDP and freight transport volumes, while the columns show the level of annual decoupling


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Green indicates faster growth in GDP than in transport while red indicates stronger growth in transport than in GDP. The large change in 2004 appears to be tied to a change in methodology but no correction figure exists. No data available for Bulgaria, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Malta and Romania.

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