Cargo tonnage at Penang airport seen rising in 2018


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  • Tuesday, 06 Mar 2018

A LTS worker getting ready to load the cargo containers.Star Pic by: ZAINUDIN AHAD / The Star / 05 June 2017

GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s freight forwarders expect the tonnage of the imported and exported cargo handled at the Penang International Airport to rise by 15% and 6%, respectively, in 2018 to 75,000 and 69,720 tonnes.

Penang Freight Forwarders Association secretary-general Ali Ahmad told StarBiz that in 2017, the imported and exported cargo handled rose by 25% and 5.3%, respectively, over 2016 to 65,305 and 65,774 tonnes.

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