HACTL shows signs of growth

Imports set a record high of 3,874 tonnes on a single day

consistent growth exports HACTL imports Modest growth Q2 transshipments

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has shown consistent but modest growth in cargo throughput in the second quarter of 2012, according to a press release. The figures indicate Hactl has returned to sustained year-on-year growth for the first time since February 2011.

Hactl’s throughput for the first half of 2012 totalled 1,325,502 tonnes: 691,684 tonnes of exports, 317,746 tonnes of imports and 316,072 tonnes of transshipments. Exports exceeded 2011 figures in April, May and June 2012. Q2 saw Hactl break its previous daily import record: 3,874 tonnes on 28 April compared to 3,770 tonnes earlier.