Hong Kong Freight Transport Report Q3 2012

  • ID: 2199860
  • June 2012
  • Region: Hong Kong
  • 58 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The Hong Kong Freight Transport Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, freight transportation associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Hong Kong's freight transportation industry.

Hong Kong's freight transport sector is in for another tough year, with 2012 set to be a year of slowing trade growth in the best case scenario and declines in the worst case. The souring macroeconomic climate, both globally and in Hong Kong has led BMI to revise down all of its freight forecasts for 2012, with port throughput the only sector projected to post positive growth for this year.

Hong Kong's role in both the maritime and aviation sector as a transhipment hub for Asia exposes the country's ports and airports to the tough global trade environment, where demand has been muted by a crisis and projected recession in the eurozone, low growth in the US and slowing economic growth in China.

The impact on these two freight sectors is already being felt, with air freight volumes in Hong Kong down 1.26% year-on-year (y-o-y) for the first four months of 2012 and total tonnage READ MORE >

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Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

Hong Kong Freight Transport Industry SWOT 7

Hong Kong Political SWOT 7

Hong Kong Economic SWOT 8

Hong Kong Business Environment SWOT 9

Industry Trends And Developments 10

Air Freight 10

Maritime Freight 11

Road Freight 12

Logistics 12

Market Overview 13

Industry Forecast 16

Air Freight 16
Table: Air Freight, 2008-2016 ('000 tonnes) 16

Maritime Freight 17
Table: Maritime Freight - Throughput, 2008-2016 ('000 tonnes) 17

Inland Waterways 17
Table: Inland Waterway Freight, 2008-2016 ('000 tonnes) 18

Road 18
Table: Road Freight, 2008-2016 ('000 tonnes) 19

Rail 19
Table: Rail Freight, 2008-2016 ('000 tonnes) 19

Trade 20
Table: Trade Overview, 2008-2016 20
Table: Key Trade Indicators, 2008-2016 (US$mn) 20
Table: Hong Kong's Main Import Partners, 2002-2009 (US$mn) 21
Table: Hong Kong's Main Export Partners, 2002-2009 (US$mn) 21

Global Oil Products Price Outlook 22
Table: BMI's Refined Products Forecasts, 2010-2016 22

Political Outlook 31

Domestic Politics 31

Long-Term Political Outlook 32

Macroeconomic Outlook 35
Table: Hong Kong - Economic Activity, 2011-2016 37

Company Profiles 38

Cathay Pacific Cargo 38

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) 42

Pacific Basin Shipping 46

TS Lines 48

Sinotrans Shipping Limited 50

Country Snapshot: Hong Kong Demographic Data 52
Table: Hong Kong's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 53
Table: Hong Kong's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 54
Table: Hong Kong's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 55
Table: Hong Kong's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 55

BMI Methodology 56

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 56

Transport Industry 56

Sources 57

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