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58 THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE www.joc.com JOC By the Numbers Data selected and prepared by Journal of Commerce Research Editor Marsha Salisbury. She can be contacted at 973-776-7828, marsha.salisbury@ihs.com. MAY 16.2016 ASIA-PACIFIC AIRLINES' AIR FREIGHT ● Traffic ● Capacity ● Traffic ● Capacity -20% -10% 0% 10% 20% Capacity Trac M F J D N O S A J J M A M F J 2015 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2014 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2013 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2012 Capacity Trac J 2016 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2015 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2014 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2013 D N O S A J J M This dataset was enlarged to 31 carriers from the previous 30 in September 2014 with ongoing comparisons adjusted accordingly. Source: Association of Asia Pacific Airlines • www.aapairlines.org n Monthly year-over-year percentage change in freight metric ton kilometers in traffic and available metric ton kilometers in capacity for 31 Asia-Pacific based airlines.* March 2016 Asia-Pacific-based airline traffic tumbled 5.3 percent while capacity increased 2.6 percent. The March 2016 cargo load factor was 62.9 percent, shedding 5.2 percentage points year-over-year. In the first three months of the year, traffic tumbled 6.5 percent, capacity increased 2.1 percent, and the cargo load factor dropped 5.4 percentage points year-over-year to 59.6 percent. In calendar 2015, traffic advanced 1.6 percent, capacity increased 3.5 percent, and the cargo load factor slipped 1.3 percentage points year-over-year to 63.7 percent. $12 $14 $16 $18 $20 F J 2016 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2015 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2014 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2013 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2012 $1.5 $2.0 $2.5 $3.0 $3.5 $4.0 F J 2016 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2015 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2014 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2013 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2012 -20% 0% 20% 40% 60% -45% -30% -15% 0% 15% 30% TRUCK EX RAIL EX TRUCK RAIL $8 $10 $12 $14 $16 F J 2016 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2015 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2014 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2013 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2012 -20% -10% 0% 10% 20% $3 $4 $5 $6 $7 F J 2016 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2015 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2014 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2013 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2012 -20% 0% 20% 40% 60% ● Year-over-year percent growth ■ Cargo value, in billions of U.S. dollars ● Year-over-year percent growth ■ Cargo value, in billions of U.S. dollars ● Year-over-year percent growth ■ Cargo value, in billions of U.S. dollars ● Year-over-year percent growth ■ Cargo value, in billions of U.S. dollars U.S. Exports to Canada Via Rail U.S. cross-border export cargo value to Canada via rail in February 2016 totaled $2.3 billion, sequentially leaping $374 million or 19.8 percent, while increasing $117 million or 5.4 percent year-over-year. In the first two months of 2016, U.S exports from Canada via rail totaled $4.1 billion, shedding $190 million or 4.4 percent year-over-year. U.S. exports via rail in calendar 2015 totaled $28.2 billion, plummeting $6.6 billion or 19 percent below calendar 2014. U.S. Imports From Canada Via Rail U.S. cross-border import cargo value from Canada via rail in February 2016 was $4.8 billion, eking out a $25 million or 0.5 percent sequential gain, while advancing $354 million or 8 percent above February 2015. In the first two months of 2016, U.S. imports from Canada via rail totaled $9.6 billion, down $236 million or 2.4 percent year-over-year. U.S. imports via rail in calendar 2015 totaled $62.3 billion, tumbling $7 billion or 10.1 percent below calendar 2014. U.S. Exports to Canada Via Truck U.S. cross-border export cargo value to Canada via truck in February 2016 was $14.1 billion, sequentially advancing $453 million or 3.3 percent, while tumbling $666 million or 4.5 percent year-over-year. In the first two months of 2016, U.S exports from Canada via truck reached $27.8 billion, tumbling $2.1 billion or 6.9 percent year-over-year. U.S. exports via truck in calendar 2015 totaled $188.5 billion, $16.4 billion or 8 percent below calendar 2014. U.S. Imports From Canada Via Truck U.S. cross-border import cargo value from Canada via truck in February 2016 totaled $12.1 billion, sequentially advancing $362 million or 3.1 percent while jumping $1 billion or 9.4 percent year-over-year. In the first two months of 2016, U.S. imports from Canada via truck reached $23.8 billion, surging $1.4 billion or 6.1 percent year-over-year. U.S. imports via truck in calendar 2015 totaled $146.7 billion, $2.4 billion or 1.6 percent below calendar 2014. U.S. SURFACE TRADE WITH CANADA VIA TRUCK U.S. SURFACE TRADE WITH CANADA VIA RAIL U.S. cross-border trade cargo value with Canada via truck in February 2016 was $26.2 billion, up $815 million or 3.2 percent sequentially, while advancing $371 million or 1.4 percent year-over-year. In the first two months of 2016, U.S. trade with Canada via truck reached $51.6 billion, down $690 million or 1.3 percent year-over-year. U.S. trade with Canada via truck in calendar 2015 totaled $335.2 billion, $18.8 billion or 5.3 percent below calendar 2014. U.S. cross-border trade cargo value with Canada via rail in February 2016 was $7.1 billion, sequentially increasing $399 million or 6 percent, while jumping $471 million or 7.1 percent year-over-year. In the first two months of 2016, U.S. trade with Canada via rail reached $13.7 billion, shedding $426 million or 3 percent year-over-year. U.S. trade with Canada via rail in calendar 2015 totaled $90.5 billion, plunging $13.6 billion or 13.1 percent below calendar 2014. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, TransBorder Freight Data, http://transborder.bts.gov/programs/international/transborder/TBDR_QA.html n Following the February Chinese New Year holidays, March 2016 cargo traffic throughput at Hong Kong International Airport totaled 368,000 tons, incrementally gaining 1.1 percent year-over-year. This March gain was largely attributed to a 5 percent growth in exports and a 3 percent year-over-year gain in transshipments. In the first three months in the year HKIA cargo volume declined 3.5 percent year- over-year to 987,000 tons. In contrast, HKIA cargo volume in calendar 2015 eked out a 0.1 percent gain to a record 4.38 million tons, remaining essentially flat year- over-year. HONG KONG INT'L AIRPORT CARGO TRAFFIC ■ Cargo Tonnage Handled ● Year-over-year percent change 200 250 300 350 400 450 -20% -10% 0% 10% 20% 30% J'15 J'14 J'13 J'12 J'11 ■ Cargo handled, in thousands of tons ● Year-over-year percent change ■ Cargo handled, in thousands of tons ● Year-over-year percent change 200 250 300 350 400 450 N O S A J J M A M F J 2015 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2014 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2013 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2012 200 250 300 350 400 450 -20% -10% 0% 10% 20% 30% J'16 J'15 J'14 J'13 J'12 200 250 300 350 400 450 M F J 2016 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2015 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2014 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2013 D N O S A J J M A M F J 2012 -20% -10% 0% 10% 20% 30% *In thousands of tons *Cargo handled includes import, export and transshipment (counted twice) cargoes. Air mail is excluded. Source: Hong Kong Airport, www.hongkongairport.com/eng/media/facts-figures/air-traffic-statistics.html

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