Transportation, Storage and Communication (TSC) decelerates
TSC posted a
5.4 percent growth, slower compared with the 6.4 percent posted in the previous year. Communication, that shared 64.0 percent to the entire TSC, contributed 3.8 percentage points to the 5.4 percent growth. Moreover, its growth of 6.0 percent was higher than the 4.7 percent growth in the same period in the previous year.
The rest of the subsectors also contributed positively to the growth of TSC: Land Transportation,
1.9 percent; Water Transportation, 1.4 percent; Air Transportation, 6.7 percent; and Storage and Services Incidental to Transport, 8.5 percent.