Shanghai COVID Lockdown May Impact Cargo Flows

Shanghai COVID Lockdown May Impact Cargo Flows

Happening Now A full lockdown has been imposed on Shanghai’s Pudong and Puxi districts for a new round of citywide COVID nucleic acid testing. From 5am on Monday, March 28, a lockdown was imposed on Pudong, Punan and adjacent areas until 5am on April 1. In Puxi,...
The Significance of RCEP for Asia-Pac Supply Chains

The Significance of RCEP for Asia-Pac Supply Chains

When the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) entered into force on Jan. 1, 2022, it became the world’s largest free trade deal and created “a new center of gravity for global trade,” according to a report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and...
COVID Situation update: Shenzhen

COVID Situation update: Shenzhen

Happening Now Following our last update on COVID impacts on cargo into and out of Hong Kong, the COVID outbreak in Shenzhen continues to worsen. Reduced labor availability and tighter travel restrictions are impacting port and trucking operations. Shekou Area: 80%...
COVID Crackdown in Shanghai Impacts Inbound Air Freight

COVID Crackdown in Shanghai Impacts Inbound Air Freight

To further promote COVID prevention in Shanghai, China’s State Council has directed the re-routing of certain inbound international passenger flights into Shanghai from March 21st to May 1st, for 6 weeks. The measure involves 22 routes of 5 airlines, including Air...