Port transhipment cargo movements have contributed to the growth of port cargo throughput of Hong Kong. With an average annual rate of increase of 2.0% between 2005 and 2015, port transhipment cargo movements took up 51.8% of port cargo throughput in 2015. In particular, port transhipment cargo movements between Hong Kong and the mainland of China (the Mainland) accounted for the largest share (39.8%) of Hong Kong's port transhipment cargo. About 72.4% of Mainland-Hong Kong port transhipment cargo movements were between Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta region.
This article provides a detailed analysis of the port transhipment cargo statistics of Hong Kong from 2005 to 2015.