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Weak growth in accommodation and food service
Turnover in the industry section of accommodation and food service grew by a meagre 3 per cent from the fourth quarter of 2012 to the fourth quarter of 2013, representing the lowest year-on-year growth in the last two years.
|Share||4th quarter 2013|
|Percent of the industry per 2010||Value index||Change from the same period last year (per cent)|
|Transportation and storage||100.0||120.1||5.5|
|Land transport and transport via pipelines||25.0||124.6||5.4|
|Warehousing and support activities for transportation||25.3||126.1||4.2|
|Postal and courier activities||4.6||99.4||2.4|
|Accommodation and food service activities||100.0||122.4||3.3|
|Food and beverage service activities||62.8||128.3||4.3|
|Information and communication||100.0||123.8||4.3|
|Motion picture, video and television progamme production, sound recording and music publishing activities||3.5||129.1||4.5|
|Programming and broadcasting activities||5.1||148.7||7.6|
|Information service activities||3.7||176.7||8.7|
Year-on-year growth in the industry section of accommodation and food service has been between 4.2 and 8.1 per cent over the last seven quarters.
Air transport with best growth in transportation and storage
The industry section 'transportation and storage' is divided into five industry divisions. Year-on-year growth for the section was 5.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2013. While the largest industry division is 'water transport', the highest growth was seen in 'air transport'. In the fourth quarter of 2013, the year-on-year growth in 'air transport' was 11.9 per cent.
Moderate growth in information and communication
In the fourth quarter of 2013, the year-on-year growth in 'information and communication' was 4.3 per cent.
The statistics is now published as Turnover index for service activities.