Coronavirus Updates 10 Feb 2020

Holiday Extension
  • Although the most of the cities have announced that Today ( 10 Feb., 2020 ) will resume back to work. However, due to the situation of Wuhan coronavirus (NCP) still serious in some area, local governments have rejected the appllication of resume to work and some of the propoerty managment also make the announcement to close entire building. You could refer to attached file with an overview for the resume work situation by different cities.
  • It’s mandatory that peole from other city back to homebase need to have a 14 days quarantine. Therefore, most of the factoires and companies can’t operate 100% at current stage. A very high percentage of the labor only can start work after 14 days or they still be blokced at home town.
Air Freight
  • Same as last week, the capacity of both passenger flights and cargo freighters are still limited due to the flight cancelation from different carriers.
  • The Chinese airlines are resume step by step for both passenger and freighters. However, the market rate is going up due to the current capacity issue.
  • Charter flight is another option now in the market, but the rate will need to apply current market rate especially for the freighter to US.
Ocean Freight
  • Same as last week, shipping lines keep reduce the frequency of vessels in/out China. We will close monitor the space situation and pls always contact with our local office for detail arrangement.
Road Transportation
  • Most of cities in Jiangsu & Zhejiang Province not allow the truck registered in other city to get into their territory consider about the risk management. Meanwhile, due to shortage of truck drivers, the road transportation status can’t be resume within this week. Pls always prepare longer time for road transportation.
  • Pls refer to attached excel file for an overview regarding the road transportation status.
China Europe Train Service
  • All China Europe Block Train be Suspended until 19 Feb., 2020 gradually. In short term after said service resumed, the space will be very tight. If you customer need this service in Feb and Mar, pls consult with our China Europe Train Service Team in advance.

Coronavirus Updates – 03 Feb 2020

Holiday Extension

Hubei Province government announced that holiday in Hubei Province will extend to 13 Feb., 2020 and resume on 14 Feb., 2020.

All customs is still keep the same plan to be resume on today 03 Feb., 2020

Air Freight

As of today, following countries announced to suspend the direct flight in/from China mainland until further notice. Detail as following ( only listed countries where we have service network )

Country Prohibited Detail Start From End On
Australia Chinese Passport Citizen can’t entry into the border 02 Feb., 2020 Further Notice
Philippine Chinese Passport Citizen can’t entry into the border 02 Feb., 2020 Further Notice
Malaysia Chinese Passport Issued in Hubei Province or be in Hubei Province in past one month can’t entry into order 02 Feb., 2020 Further Notice
USA Flights from China only can be landed in LAX, JFK , SFO, SEA, ATL & HNL and Chinese Passport Citizen can’t entry into the border 02 Feb., 2020 Further Notice
Japan For Any Foreign Passport Citizen who has been to Hubei Province in past 14 days can’t entry into border 01 Feb., 2020 Further Notice
Singapore Chinese Passport Citizen can’t entry into the border 02 Feb., 2020 Further Notice
India Will not issue Visa to Chinese Passport Citizen 02 Feb., 2020 Further Notice
Vietnam Suspended all Flights from China into Vietnam 31 Jan., 2020 Further Notice

Considering above, there will be more passenger flights be cancelled or suspended due to the restriction of Chinese get into those countries.

Regarding Freighters, following carriers has reduced or canceled freighter in/from China between 01 to 09 Feb., 2020. Pls check with our local gateway offices if you would like to have get the detail information.

IATA 2: EY, EK, LH, CV, 3V, CZ, CA, CK, CZ & Y8

Considering above, pls always contact with us in advance if you have any shipment need to arrange during 01 to 09 Feb., 2020.

Ocean Freight

Following Ocean Liners have announced extend free detention up to 09 Feb., 2020 in China Mainland Ports.

Maersk Line: Offer Free Detention from 24 Jan. to 09 Feb., 2020
COSCO: Offer Free Detention from 24 Jan. to 09 Feb., 2020
PIL: Offer Free Detention from 24 Jan. 09 Feb., 2020
Road Transportation

No further update base on 31 Jan., 2020’s information.