“Every day we see more trucks passing through our tolls, a symptom of an economy that is recovering. And during the summer and winter holidays, there was a strong increase in domestic tourism, which is reflected in a higher demand for hotels and restaurants”, he claimed Gonzalo Atanasof.
Data at the 42 toll stations and synchronization with INDEC numbers
The data collected corresponds to the 42 toll stations that the public company, whose shareholders are the Ministry of Public Works of the Nation and National Roads, has on the Riccheri, Jorge Newbery, Ezeiza-Cañuelas highways. Buenos Aires-Córdoba and Córdoba-Rosario, and on national routes 7,8,9,12, 16, 5, 34,19,188, 205 and 226 that cross 13 provinces.
According to the agency, economic activity grew 6.2% in the first five months of this year. By items, the main rise was recorded in Hotels and restaurants, with an improvement of 44.3% year-on-year. the second was “Exploitation of Mines and Quarries”with an increase of 14.2%, followed by the Building 13.8%; Wholesale and Retail Trade11.6%; Transport and Communication, eleven%; and the Manufacturing industrywith a rise of 10.6%.
Meanwhile, the category Fishing marked an improvement of 9.9% year-over-year; the Public administration, defense and security9.6%; Net taxes and subsidies, 9.3%; and the Electricity, gas and water generation, 7.8%. The activities real estate they rose 7.3%; Teaching6.3%; financial intermediation, 2.8%; Y Social and Health Services1.3%.