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Shanghai – esalonated quarantine

Shanghai – imposes a quarantine on the background of the spread of a new wave of COVID China is facing a large spread of the Covid-19 virus, with more than 5,550 cases reported nationwide on Saturday. The Chinese policy regarding Covid-19, is still tolerant 0 cases, so after the quarantine of Shenzhen,  an economically strategic city, at the beginning of this month, now Shanghai, another major industrial hub with over 25 million inhabitants, will be quarantined in 2 stages, to allow mass testing for Covid-19 cases as follows: 28.03 – 1.04  Shanghai Pudong area is quarantined (east of the Huangpu River)

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Imports from China affected by a new Covid wave

China – affected by a new wave of COVID The war in Ukraine continues to affect the transport of goods The covid cases in China have tripled, which is why, since this week, new strict measures have been imposed to combat the virus. The Chinese policy regarding Covid is “tolerance 0”, thus quarantine measures have been imposed. Imports by sea, train and air from Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Yantian will be affected this week and at least next. Shenzhen is in quarantine and activity has been stopped in most factories and warehouses, except those that provide essential services shipments

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The impact of the conflict in Ukraine on freight transport

Airlines start to apply a war surcharge Constanta Port is congested by containers destined for Ukraine Trains from China to Europe will be affected by reduced capacity Most of the road transport to Ukraine and Russia is suspended AIR The current situation in Ukraine and the closure of Russian airspace for EU carriers have resulted in a significant increase in costs and operational problems. To partially compensate for these additional costs, the main airlines, from the second week of March 2022, will apply a war surcharge for all goods that have Asia origin or destination. This additional fee will be

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