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Byline: Kang Siew Li
THE Port Klang Free Trade Zone (PKFZ) in Pulau Indah, Selangor, is "very much alive", although it is still embroiled in controversy and lawsuits over its ballooning cost overruns, says its head.
Last year, the free zone saw its container traffic rise almost five times to 43,032 TEUs (20-foot equivalent units) from 9,112 TEUs in 2008.
In terms of tonnage, the volume of goods generated from trading, manufacturing and logistics activities grew by 223 per cent to 1.3 million tonnes last year, from 397,110 tonnes a year ago.
Port Klang Free Zone Sdn Bhd (PKFZSB) general manager Chia Kon Leong attributed the growth to increased …