PACTL sets new tonnage record in November

Shanghai Pudong Int’l Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) achieved tonnage growth of 11 per cent year-onyear and reached a figure of 129,363 tonnes in November; this was the best monthly result ever in the history of PACTL and beat the previous record set in October 2010.


PACTL sets new tonnage record in November


Shanghai Pudong Int’l Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) achieved tonnage growth of 11 per cent year-onyear and reached a figure of 129,363 tonnes in November; this was the best monthly result ever in the history of PACTL and beat the previous record set in October 2010. The cargo terminal has seen tonnage rise up by 2.8 per cent to a total of 1.17 million tonnes for the first eleven months; this contrasts with the figure of 1.14 tonnes for the whole of 2012.

PACTL’s domestic cargo volume grew by 17 per cent year-on-year to 8,624 tonnes in November, while its international cargo volume rose by 10.6 per cent to 120,739 tonnes. PACTL’s domestic cargo increased by 17.5 per cent in all to a figure of 83,171 tonnes during the first eleven months of the year. International cargo meanwhile rose by 1.9 per cent to 1.09 million tones.

“This shows that our domestic business is still developing extremely well, while the international business is growing significantly again. In line with these developments, I’m convinced that we’ll see a positive overall performance by the end of the year”, says Lutz Grzegorz, VP of PACTL.

Imports grew by 13.44 per cent to 47,822 tonnes in November, while exports showed an increase of 9.6 per cent yearon- year to 81,541 tonnes. Imports rose by 5.2 per cent to a total figure of 462,287 tonnes during the first eleven months. Exports meanwhile increased by 1.32 per cent to 711,497 tonnes during the same period. “Export and import volumes are continuing to complement each other and this will help our customers to operate round trips more efficiently”, Grzegorz continued.