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"Austria's industry and construction sector continues to prove itself as economic locomotive and was even able to move up a gear in September 2021. Turnover was significantly 21.4% above the pre-crisis level of September 2019, meaning that industry and construction only see the economic Corona crisis in the rear-view mirror," said Statistics Austria Director General Tobias Thomas.
Considering the industrial and the construction sector
separately, the flash estimates for September 2021
show a strong recovery of the turnover index in industry
In the reporting period July 2021,
a total of 75 813 enterprises in the entire industry
and construction sector turned over €29.4 bn
For the third quarter of 2021 the flash estimates for road freight transport by vehicles registered in Austria showed an increase by 4.4% to 113.2 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 (7.0 billion tonne-kilometres (tkm)) by 0.9% and in the number of laden journeys (8.0 million) by 4.4%.
The transport performance within Austria rose by 0.5% to 5.1 billion tkm (3rd quarter 2020: 5.1 billion tkm), whereas outside Austria it augmented by 2.3% to 1.9 billion tkm (3rd quarter 2020: 1.8 billion tkm).
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