Overseas companies started cutting back orders and postponing the delivery of goods due to the coronavirus, hurting business at China’s ports. Photo: Reuters Overseas companies started cutting back orders and postponing the delivery of goods due to the coronavirus, hurting business at China’s ports. Photo: Reuters
Overseas companies started cutting back orders and postponing the delivery of goods due to the coronavirus, hurting business at China’s ports. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: container traffic at China’s top eight ports plunges in early April as pandemic hits overseas orders

  • China’s top eight ports, including Shenzhen, Shanghai, Ningbo, Guangzhou, Xiamen, Tianjin, Dalian and Qingdao, saw container traffic contract in early April
  • In the second quarter, China’s port association forecasts a fall of between 10 to 15 per cent

Topic |   China economy
Overseas companies started cutting back orders and postponing the delivery of goods due to the coronavirus, hurting business at China’s ports. Photo: Reuters Overseas companies started cutting back orders and postponing the delivery of goods due to the coronavirus, hurting business at China’s ports. Photo: Reuters
Overseas companies started cutting back orders and postponing the delivery of goods due to the coronavirus, hurting business at China’s ports. Photo: Reuters
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