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. »