Review of Developments in Transport in the ESCAP Region 2003

Report1 Jan 2004

This review describes the environment within which the transport sector is developing and principal challenges that this environment poses to governments, the transport industry and society at large. It traces the development of roads, railways, shipping, ports, inland waterways and air transport industries and infrastructure in the region. Consideration is given to changing delivery mechanisms across all transport sectors and urban transport issues. The review also examines transport facilitation initiatives like trade liberalization measures, transit and cross-border agreements, transport enterprises reform and developments in logistics and information technology.