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Shanghai Lockdown Over, but Still a Long Way from ‘Business as Usual’

The Shanghai lockdown is over! However, forwarders have warned that ‘business as usual’ remains a long way off for China’s biggest container port hub, given the ongoing restrictions and the inevitable supply chain hangover from two months of hard lockdown. Residents can now move freely about the city, but they must have a negative 72-hour […]

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Harsh Reality of Shanghai’s Lockdown and the Supply Chain

Since March 27, authorities in Shanghai began a snap lockdown of the city’s roughly 26 million residents after a mass testing revealed “large scale” Covid-19 infections. Since then, stories of desperate citizens struggling to find food have spawned rare protests in the city—and viral videos of residents screaming from their high-rise apartments to share their frustration. But despite the outrage, President

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Shanghai Lockdown Causes Queues of Vessels Stuck Waiting To Enter China

Queues of vessels carrying raw materials have jumped after Shanghai initiated a city-wide lockdown at the end of last month to combat Covid-19. More than two weeks on, the congestion has expanded to nearby Ningbo-Zhoushan as ship-owners desperately divert ships to other ports in the country to avoid the trucker shortage and warehouse closures in

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