The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HZMB) has handled cargo worth RMB14.56 billion in the first five months, or 99,000 tons. This is seen improving steadily in the coming months an improved clearance process has been implemented whereby goods may be declared in advance. A “one-stop” check point system has facilitated easier flows, while the clearance and examination process has been speeded up. Cargo can also now be processed at the Port 24 hours every day.
Currently, it takes only 5 hours to complete the process from the customs declaration of goods to the actual receipt of goods at the factory, which saves about one day of time compared with ferry transport, according to a company from Zhuhai. Compared with the previous route through the Humen Bridge, HZMB also saves up 20% in costs for every container.
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