PACTL sets tonnage records

Large Q1 growth in both domestic and international cargo volumes which grew by 11.08 per cent and 17.83 per cent respectively on a year on year basis.


Shanghai Pudong Int’l Airport Cargo Terminal Co.(PACTL) achieved tonnage growth of 17.38 per cent year-on-year and handled 130,188 tonnes in March; this was the best monthly result in the history of PACTL and beat the previous record set in November 2013. The cargo terminal also saw tonnage rise up by 14.44 per cent to a total figure of 321,549 tonnes in the first three months.

PACTL’s domestic cargo volumes grew by 11.08 per cent year-on-year to 8,312 tonnes in March, while international cargo volumes rose by 17.83 per cent to 121,876 tonnes. In the first quarter of 2014, domestic cargo volumes increased by 8.56 per cent to 22,511 tonnes in comparison with the same period in 2013, while international cargo grew by 14.9 percent to 299,038 tonnes.

Imports increased by 12.84 per cent to 51,763 tonnes in March, while exports grew by 20.58 per cent to 78,425 tonnes compared to the previous year. Imports rose by 18.67 per cent to a total figure of 133,712 tonnes during the first three months. Exports, meanwhile, increased by 11.6 per cent to 187,837 tonnes during the same period.