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HKIA Records Steady Cargo Throughput in August


In In August 2020, HKIA cargo volume remained steady at 374,000 tonnes, recording a 3.5% drop year-on-year, while freighter movements saw year-on-year growth of 21.5% to 5,960, up from 4,906.

On the cargo front, though transshipments experienced a significant decrease due to shortage of belly capacity on passenger flights, exports and imports increased by 8% and 4% respectively compared to the same month last year. Overall cargo throughput to and from Southeast Asia and Mainland China experienced the most significant decreases during the month.

Over the first eight months of the year, cargo throughput saw a decrease of 9.0% to 2.8 million tonnes.

On a 12-month rolling basis, cargo throughput was 4.5 million tonnes, down 7.1% compared to the same period last year.August 2020, HKIA cargo volume remained steady at 374,000 tonnes, recording a 3.5% drop year-on-year, while freighter movements saw year-on-year growth of 21.5% to 5,960, up from 4,906.