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PACTL sets new freight volume record in October

PACTL sets new freight volume record in October


Shanghai Pudong Int’l Airport Cargo Terminal Co., Ltd. (PACTL) achieved the highest monthly tonnage in the company’s history. It handled 153,607 tonnes in October, featuring a volume growth of 8.9 per cent year-on-year. Furthermore, PACTL saw tonnage rise up by 3.2 per cent to a total figure of 1,353,969 tonnes between January and October. This was the strongest first-ten-months result in the cargo terminal’s history.

PACTL’s domestic cargo volumes increased by 12.2 per cent year-on-year to 9,480 tonnes in October, while international cargo grew by 8.7 per cent to 144,127 tonnes that month. Between January and October, domestic cargo volumes rose by two per cent to 86,880 tonnes and international cargo increased by 3.3 per cent to 1,267,089 tonnes.

Imports grew by 12.1 per cent to 62,360 tonnes in October and exports rose by 6.9 per cent to 91,247 tonnes compared to the previous year. Overall imports increased by 5.3 per cent to a total figure of 561,145 tonnes during the first ten months; exports meanwhile increased by 1.8 per cent to 792,824 tonnes.