20 percent increase in cars using HKZMB in Jan

The number of cars entering Macau using the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge exceeded 15,700 in January 2019, an increase of nearly 20 percent compared to December 2018, according to the Statistics and Census Bureau.

The longest sea-crossing bridge in the world, the HKZMB opened in late October 2018, connecting three major cities that are geographically nearby, but separated by water.

In the first month of the year 457,000 cars entered Macau through the border posts, with more than 298,000 arriving via the Border Gate.

At the Macau International Airport there were 5,750 commercial flights, up 14.2 percent compared to January 2018, with the number of flights between Macau and Mainland China totaling 2,297 or an additional 25 percent year-
on-year, while the number of flights between Macau and Taiwan was 1,089, down 3.8 percent.

The number of cars registered in Macau increased by 1.4 percent to 108,750 in January 2019, with motorcycles increasing 1.3 percent to 98,100, with mopeds falling 9.4 percent to just over 26,000.

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