Portugal investment in transport sector below EU average

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 05-09-2018 08:29:00 · 0 Comments
Portugal investment in transport sector below EU average

Portugal invested 1.7% of GDP in its transport sector in 2016, less than the European Union average of 1.9%, Eurostat figures showed on Tuesday.

According to the EU statistical body, the Portuguese government’s investment in the public transport sector includes expenditure on transport operators, management costs, construction and maintenance of infrastructures such as roads, railways or airports.

Luxembourg was the country that invested the most in transport in 2016 (3.7% of GDP), followed by Hungary and the Czech Republic (3.5% of GDP each).

Countries that invested the least in transport include Cyprus (0.6%), Ireland (1.1%) and Malta (1.2% of GDP).


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