China COVID-19 Update 29th July 2022
Following our last China supply chain update in early July, please see below the latest COVID-19 update from the region
Despite the general stabilisation of the COVID-19 situation in China, the emergence of the Omicron BA.5 variant in Shanghai has forced the region to take increased precautions and implement restrictions.
See below for a city by city China COVID-19 update:
- Ocean and air operations are back to normal levels.
- COVID-19 testing is required every 4 days, with the most recent test taking place on 26th July.
- COVID situation is now stable with operations back to normal.
- Some testing is still required on a case by case basis.
- Shanghai has seen a return in COVID-19 with the emergence of the Omicron BA.5 variant.
- There are currently 10 high-risk areas within Shanghai including some workplaces.
- There are currently around 150 medium-risk areas which have seen people that may be transmission risks.
- Ocean terminal, air terminals and warehouses continue to operate as normal.
- A 24-78 hour COVID test is needed to enter different areas of the city.
- COVID situation is currently stable.
- Operations have returned to normal.
- Weekly COVID-19 testing required.
- All origin operations are running as normal.
- Air and ground operations are working as normal, however all airport warehousing and some factories require workers to provide both a Green Health Code and a 24 hour Nucleic Acid Report, which also applies to truck drivers. This is leading to some delays with a shortage of driver availability.
- General warehousing operating at normal levels.
- Inland trucking is being accepted at terminalsl, however drivers must produce a negative COVID test within 24 hours.
- Dongguan Terminals
- Limited operations with areas still under lockdown
- Many factories are prohibiting truck drivers from entering or exiting which is having a knock-on effect on operations
- Nansha Terminal
- Operating as normal
- Truckers must produce a negative COVID test within 48 hours
- All operations have returned to normal levels.
- Cross-border transportation still limited.
- Air and ground operations back to normal levels, although airport warehousing and factory workers require a negative COVID test within 24 hours and a Green Health Code.
- Many areas of Shenzhen are under restrictions which is causing a delay in manufacturing and supply, further delaying the shipment of goods.
- Warehousing back to normal operating levels.
- Inland truck drivers must provide a negative COVID test within 24 hours, however, trucks from Shenzhen are under tight restrictions and may be prohibited from entering factories in medium to high risk areas.
- Yantian and Shekou terminals require truckers to produce a negative COVID test within 24 hours
- Pearl River Delta operating as normal
- Cross-border trucking to Hong Kong is back to normal but with limited services. Feeder services are the preferred option.
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