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The fall of transport

The slowdown in economic activity as a result of mobility restrictions has particularly affected the transport sector. The loss of passengers during the second quarter of 2020 in air transport was the highest in the EU compared to the same period of the previous year (61.6 million fewer passengers). In domestic public transport the number of passengers has almost halved in the first eight months of the year (-48.0%). The fall as also been felt in the road freight transport (-11.2% less tons in circulation), particularly for oil products.In this general panorama of falls, the relativity Good performance of postal and Courier activities stands out, with a recovery in August 2020 at the level of the pre-pandemic situation.

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