HKZMB | Zhuhai port recorded 2.9m crossings in first two months

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau Bridge Zhuhai port has recorded a total of 2.9 million crossings since its opening in October. A total of 60,000 vehicle crossings were registered.

Over 70 percent of the Zhuhai port users were from mainland China, with a small percentage of Macau users.

Additionally, over 100 students used the Zhuhai port to go from Zhuhai to Hong Kong in order to study.

For the past two weeks, a 70 percent increase in cargo was recorded across the Zhuhai port.

Since the opening of the HKZMB, several problems have been reported, including mainland tour guides working in Hong Kong and Macau for tour groups, senior mainlanders taking advantage of the bridge shuttle bus discount, and an overall decline in the traffic situation in the vicinity of the Macau port.

Last week, the Director of the Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Helena de Senna Fernandes, said that a big surge in the number of same-day visitors from mainland China has been recorded since the bridge’s opening.

According to the MGTO head, a 15 percent increase in mainland tourists has also been registered since the bridge’s opening.

Earlier in November, Hong  Kong’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau Tang-wah revealed that group tours from mainland China to Hong Kong through the HKZMB had increased tenfold, from 70 tour groups in the first week, to 700 until the end of November.

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