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
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
China trade

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

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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
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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