Hong Kong Registers Growth in Air Cargo

According to Air Cargo News, Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), the world’s number one airfreight hub by throughput, recorded “significant growth” in cargo volumes during March 2017. Cargo traffic recorded a year-on-year increase of 17.8%. An HKIA spokesperson said, “The strong growth in cargo throughput was largely driven by exports, which recorded a robust 24% year-on-year increase. Imports and trans-shipments also experienced double-digit growth. Among the key trading regions, Europe and North America showed the most significant increases.”