Hapag-Lloyd gets Shanghai foothold

PUBLISHED : Monday, 22 January, 1996, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 22 January, 1996, 12:00am

HAPAG-LLOYD (China) has gained approval to be established in Shanghai from the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Co-operation and the Ministry of Communication.

The Shanghai office will become the head office for Hapag-Lloyd in China, where it has seven other representative offices - in Dalian, Beijing, Qingdao, Tianjin, Xiamen, Nanjing and Guangzhou. Other formalities regarding its business licence will be completed by the Ministry of State Administration in Beijing and its subsidiary in Shanghai.