Massive delays at Yantian port (above) in Guangdong province are taking a hefty toll on global shipping companies and raising prices for consumers. Photo: Reuters
Massive delays at Yantian port (above) in Guangdong province are taking a hefty toll on global shipping companies and raising prices for consumers. Photo: Reuters
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China shipping: Yantian port delays already worse than those caused by Suez Canal debacle in March

  • Weeks of containment efforts following outbreaks of Covid-19 among dockworkers in China’s Pearl River Delta have caused severe shipping backlogs and inventory shortages
  • Worst-hit port is the Yantian International Container Terminal, which is the largest single port in China and accounts for 10.5 per cent of its foreign trade container throughput

Massive delays at Yantian port (above) in Guangdong province are taking a hefty toll on global shipping companies and raising prices for consumers. Photo: Reuters
Massive delays at Yantian port (above) in Guangdong province are taking a hefty toll on global shipping companies and raising prices for consumers. Photo: Reuters
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