Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has announced a record 4.38 million tonnes of air freight handled in 2015.  The figures are up 0.1% since 2014, however, the 4.38 million tonnes sets the new record of cargo handled in a year.  The air freight through HKIA accounts for 39% of Hong Kong’s international trade.  Hong Kong’s main markets for both import and exports include Australasia and Europe.

The Hong Kong airport has been ranked the busiest airport for international cargo since 1996.  Hong Kong has key connecting flights with many countries worldwide.  The operators of the air freight division of the airport promotes that the airport is a cost effective and efficient choice for air freight to and from Asia.

Mercator has an excellent freight forwarder partner based in Hong Kong who we work with regularly.  Our freight services cover both air and sea freight (depending upon budget and urgency of the shipment).  If you have an import from Hong Kong, or you need to export to Hong Kong, Mercator has the contacts, knowledge and experience to make it happen.  Give us a call to discuss your requirements: +44 2392 756 575 or email sales@mercatorcargo.co.uk

 

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