Concerns have been raised about how a recent outbreak of coronavirus will affect shipping traffic at Shenzhen’s Yantian port (above). Photo: Getty Images
Concerns have been raised about how a recent outbreak of coronavirus will affect shipping traffic at Shenzhen’s Yantian port (above). Photo: Getty Images
China trade

China trade: coronavirus outbreak threatens temporary ‘shock’ after May figures fell short of expectations

  • Guangdong province accounts for a significant portion of China’s total exports, but analysts say recent outbreaks may slow turnover through this month
  • Rise in imports in May reflected an increase not in volume, but in value, which could have been inflated due to much higher commodity prices last month

Concerns have been raised about how a recent outbreak of coronavirus will affect shipping traffic at Shenzhen’s Yantian port (above). Photo: Getty Images
Concerns have been raised about how a recent outbreak of coronavirus will affect shipping traffic at Shenzhen’s Yantian port (above). Photo: Getty Images
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