Chinese New Year Extension
China has announced that the Lunar New Year holiday will be extended to as a measure to contain the Coronavirus Outbreak. The Lunar New Year holiday, which started on 24th January was originally set to end on the 30th January. Major cities holiday period will extend to 2nd Feb with the exception of Shanghai which will extend to the 9th Feb.
This measure is taken to effectively reduce mass gatherings, block the spread of the epidemic and to safeguard the safety and health of the people.
We suggest to contact your suppliers and factories to plan your exports going forward as we should anticipate delays with manufacturing and exports of cargo from China.
We shall continue to closely monitor the situation and provide you with critical updates in due course.