"Austria's industry and construction sector continues to prove itselve as economic locomotive in the fading Corona crisis and was even able to move up a gear in June 2021. Turnover was 21.1% above the pre-crisis level of June 2019, meaning that industry and construction already have outgrown the economic Corona crisis," said Statistics Austria Director General Tobias Thomas.
Considering the industrial and the construction sector
separately, the flash estimates for June 2021
show a strong recovery of the turnover index in industry
In the reporting period April 2021,
a total of 76 011 enterprises in the entire industry
and construction sector turned over €27.4 bn
For the second quarter of 2021 the flash estimates for road freight transport by vehicles registered in Austria showed a strong increase by 22,7% to 109.1 million tonnes (t). A growth compared to the same period of the preceding year was also registered in the total transport performance on Austrian and foreign territory (7.1 billion tonne-kilometres (tkm)) by 16.2% and in the number of laden journeys (7.8 million laden journeys) by 19.5%.
The transport performance within Austria rose by 17.4% to 5.2 billion tkm (2nd quarter 2020: 4.5 billion tkm), whereas outside Austria it augmented by 12.7% to 1.9 billion tkm (2nd quarter 2020: 1.6 billion tkm).
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