Essay On Transport Industry

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Transport industry can be divided into 3 different sectors which land transport, maritime industry and aerospace industry. Land transport includes rail and motor vehicles. Land transport sector involved manufacture, design, development, marketing and sales of vehicles and component. Maritime industry involved in construction, repairs, maintenance, river usage. Malaysia companies build the maritime transport such as ferries, ships, boas and special purpose vessels. Aerospace industry involves designs, manufacture, maintenance, repairs and operates for the vehicles moving through air and space. During year 2013, total the export of transport equipment almost RM9.6 billion. Land transport contributed RM6.171 billion which export of automotive…show more content…
Several project introduced in Budget 2013 had also driven the domestic-oriented industry which are construction-related products and fabricated metal product. In year 2014, high level of state and private sector investment had motivated construction industry grew about 11.6%. Construction activities have driven the construction-related subsector increased 3.5% in manufacturing production index. The production of non-metallic mineral and basic metals increased 6.9% and 2.8% supported by ongoing infrastructure projects, which include MRT and LRT as well as extension of Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE) and widening of Lebuh Raya Utara-Selatan (PLUS). The total export of construction materials increases 7.1% to RM30.85 billion. Especially, tubes and pipes of iron and steel amounted RM5.34 billion. Plywood, veneered panels and laminated wood totalled RM5.2 billion. Sawn timber costs RM3.39 billion and structure (bridge sections, lattice masts) cost RM1.73 billion. The largest export destination is Singapore. The non-metallic products sectors were Malaysia’s 15th largest exporter in 2014 totalled RM5.7 billion of the country’s total manufactured exports. Non-metallic products include clay, ceramics, cement, concrete, glass, barite, quicklime, marble and granite. The major export destinations were Singapore, Republic of Korea and
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