Freight transport demand grew faster than GDP, thereby moving away from the objective of reducing the link between economic growth and freight transport demand. The demand for freight transport per unit of GDP shows an average increase of 11 % between 1991 and 2000 in EU Member States.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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