In the Ministry of Transport held on the 28th April regular press conference, spokesman Wu Chungong introduced the first quarter, the traffic fixed asset investment completed 488.9 billion yuan, an increase of 4.8%, higher than last year's annual growth rate of 0.7%.
Wu Chungong introduced, since this year, the Ministry of Transport adhere to the general keynote of seeking progress in a stable manner, adhere to the new development concept, adhere to high-quality development, the overall promotion of stable growth, promote reform, adjust the structure, people's livelihood, risk prevention, stability, and further do a good job of "six stable" work, the policies focus on the force, the effect gradually emerged, in general, the The first quarter of the transport economy started smoothly, steady progress, to achieve the task of the year's target laid a solid foundation.
First, the high level of investment in transportation fixed assets, railroads, civil aviation, highways, etc. are maintained double-digit growth. In the first quarter, investment in transportation fixed assets completed 488.9 billion yuan, an increase of 4.8%, higher than the annual growth rate of 0.7% last year. From different modes of transport, railroads, civil aviation investment completed 101.2 billion yuan and 15.5 billion yuan, an increase of 10.0% and 10.7%; highways and waterways completed investment of 372.2 billion yuan, an increase of 3.3%, including highways completed investment of 191.5 billion yuan, an increase of 12.6%, inland waterways completed investment of 11.3 billion yuan, an increase of 9.3%.
Second, the passenger transport structure continues to adjust, railroads, civil aviation to maintain rapid growth in the field. In the first quarter, the whole society completed the business passenger traffic is 4.44 billion passengers, down 2.1%, including railroads, civil aviation completed 850 million passengers and 160 million passengers, respectively, an increase of 9.0% and 9.8%; highways, waterways completed 3.36 billion passengers and 0.6 billion passengers, respectively, down 5.0% and 1.8%. The 36 central cities of the country public transport completed 15.69 billion passenger trips, an increase of 2.9%.
Third, the volume of freight transport to maintain rapid growth, postal business volume increased by 25.3% year-on-year. In the first quarter, the whole society completed the business freight volume of 10.85 billion tons, up 6.1% year-on-year, the growth rate is basically the same as last year. Railroad, highway and waterway freight volume was 1.01 billion tons, 8.19 billion tons and 1.64 billion tons, up 3.0%, 5.9% and 9.1% respectively; civil aviation cargo volume was 1.68 million tons, down 1.9% year-on-year. Postal services completed business volume of 323.4 billion yuan, an increase of 25.3% year-on-year.
Fourth, the port's cargo throughput maintained steady growth. In the first quarter, the national port cargo throughput completed 3.15 billion tons, an increase of 4.3%. Among them, the port's domestic and foreign trade cargo throughput completed 1.04 billion tons and 2.11 billion tons, an increase of 3.1% and 5.0% respectively. Container throughput completed 60.33 million TEU, an increase of 6.1%.
Wu Chungong pointed out that while achieving a smooth start, the transport economy is running steadily. In accordance with the general requirements of "consolidate, enhance, enhance, smooth" eight-word policy, the supply-side structural reform of transport continues to deepen, the service of the three major battles, the implementation of major national strategies to achieve positive results, especially the transport structure continues to optimize the role of promoting the formation of a strong domestic market has been effectively played, but also to promote high-quality development has laid a solid foundation.
Wu Chungong said that the next step, the Ministry of Transport will be in accordance with the Central Economic Work Conference and the "Government Work Report" the objectives and tasks, to promote the implementation of the work of the industry, to promote the smooth operation of the transport economy, to ensure the completion of the "railroad investment of 800 billion yuan, 1.8 trillion yuan of investment in highways and waterways, new reconstruction of 200,000 km of rural roads" and other task objectives.