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IATA: total freight growth by region.

Airfreight volumes, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), for January 2015 rose by a moderate 3.2 percent, year-over-year, which was "relatively slow," given the 4.5 percent annual growth in 2014, IATA said. The Middle East, again, led the growth with a 9.2 percent rise, y-o-y, followed by Asia-Pacific, at a strong 6.9 percent growth rate. Europe and North America, however, had minor contractions for the month, while Latin America, continues it's slump with a 6.4 percent decline.

% GROWTH YoY in FTK

REGION            Jan. 2015    2014 vs 2013

Africa               5.2%          6.7%
Asia / Pacific       6.9%          5.4%
Europe              -1.2%          2.0%
Latin America       -6.4%          0.1%
Middle East          9.2%         11.0%
North America       -1.0%          2.4%
Industry             3.2%          4.5%

Source: IATA
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Publication:Air Cargo World, International ed.
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Geographic Code:60AFR
Date:Apr 1, 2015
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