Asia Airfreight Terminal’s Throughput Rises 11 Percent

Asia Airfreight Terminal’s Throughput Rises 11 Percent

Asia Airfreight Terminal, an air cargo terminal based at the Hong Kong International Airport, reported tonnage throughput of 68,252 metric tons for December 2012, an increase of 11 percent from December 2011. 

Export cargo volume in December totaled 46,675 metric tons, rising 13 percent year-over-year, and import volume was 20,622 metric tons, up 5 percent year-over-year.

For the year 2012, AAT handled 719,069 metric tons of cargo, a 3 percent increase from 2011. Total export tonnage in 2012 was 497,977 metric tons, up 4 percent year-over-year, and import tonnage was 214,677 metric tons, up 3 percent from 2011.