Macao's land containerized cargo grows by 64.1 pct in April

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-03 11:14:03|Editor: huaxia

MACAO, June 3 (Xinhua) -- The gross weight of containerized cargo by land to Macao in April grew by 64.1 percent year-on-year to 2,167 tonnes, the special administrative region's statistic service said here Wednesday.

The latest report from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the cargo passing through the Cotai Checkpoint expanded by 61.1 percent to 2,127 tonnes.

On the other hand, the gross weight of containerized cargo by port decreased by 33.5 percent to 7,435 tonnes. The cargo handled at the Kaho Harbour reduced by 85.4 percent to 784 tonnes while cargo shipped through the Inner Harbour rose by 14.4 percent to 6,651 tonnes.

In the first four months, the gross weight of containerized cargo by land increased by 24.7 percent year-on-year to 7,244 tonnes, while that of port containerized cargo dropped by 28.9 percent to 33,873 tonnes.

The Macao International Airport handled 1,515 tonnes of air cargo in April, a drop of 56.4 percent year-on-year. The gross weight of inward cargo (131 tonnes), outward cargo (1,372 tonnes) and transit cargo (12 tonnes) all recorded decreases.

In the first four months of 2020, air cargo reduced by 34.7 percent year-on-year to 7,916 tonnes. Enditem