City TransportJuly 22, 2011Urban transportation plays an important role in each city of China. With improvements in road construction, more convenient transport options such as subway, taxi, public bus, are available.
Civil AviationJuly 22, 2011In 2007, the industry fulfilled a total cargo turnover of 36.53 billion t-km and passenger turnover of 27.917 billion person-km, with person times transport volume of 190 million, and cargo and mail turnover of 11.64 billion t-km, with cargo and mail transport volume of 4.019 million, a respective growth of 19.5%、17.8%、16.3%、23.5% and 15.0%.
HighwaysJuly 22, 2011In 1949, the length of highways in China was just over 80,000 km, and more than one third of the counties nationwide were not accessible by road. However, by 1999, the total length of highways opened to traffic had reached 1.352 million km.
Posts, Telecommunications and InternetJuly 22, 2011Since 1978, the development of posts and telecommunications has entered a new historical stage. The scale and volume of the telephone network, and the level of technology and services have all realized qualitative leaps. China has built up its public telecommunications network to cover the whole nation and link it up with the rest of the world.
RailwaysJuly 22, 2011In 1949, there were only 21,800 km of railway lines in China, with only 11,000 km opened to traffic. Between 1979 and 1999, newly constructed lines opened to traffic reached 17,919 km, of which electrified lines totaled 11,783 km.