Following our most recent update, operations have recommenced in the Chinese city of Shenzhen.
The announcement was made after a citywide lockdown took place from the 14th to 20th March, during which time all citizens undertook 3 rounds of mandatory COVID-19 nucleic tests.
The lifting of the week-long lockdown measures comes as city officials state that the spread of coronavirus is "coming under control". Factories, government agencies and offices, as well as public transportation and the port/terminals are operational again from today with only small areas where positive cases were found currently still under isolation.
As a result of the sudden increase in commercial activity following the closures, demand has rapidly increased, with trucking orders booked up to the end of the week. Truckers are able to deliver into Yantian port provided that they have a 'green code' and a 24 hour negative nucleic test result. However, the cross border trucking services between HK and Shenzhen are still not back to normal yet due to lack of drivers and transport priority being on delivering daily necessities and medical goods.
The current measures will be reviewed once again on 27th March.
We will keep you updated as to any further changes. If you have any questions on your Asia supply chain, please contact us here.
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