Hong Kong sees ‘slight growth’ in April’s cargo volumes

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded a “slight growth” in cargo volume during April, up by 1.2% on the same month 2015 to 365,000 tonnes.
A spokesman for the number one air cargo hub said: “The growth in cargo throughput last month was mainly attributed to a 10% year-on-year growth in transshipments.
“Traffic to/from key trading regions in Europe and Mainland China increased most significantly in the month.”
During the first four months of 2016, HKIA Cargo traffic decreased by 2.3% to 1.4m tonnes.
On a rolling 12-month basis, cargo throughput declined 1.2% to 4.35m tonnes.

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