Soaring diesel prices are putting pressure on China’s independent truck drivers. Photo: Reuters
Soaring diesel prices are putting pressure on China’s independent truck drivers. Photo: Reuters

China’s surging diesel prices ripple across logistics supply chain ahead of Singles’ Day shopping holiday

  • Diesel prices in China have hit 8,023.2 yuan (US$1,254) per tonne in the second half of the year, marking 64.4 per cent year-on-year growth
  • The rising price of diesel has come at a critical time for the logistics industry ahead of peak shopping and delivery season

Topic |   Transport and logistics
Soaring diesel prices are putting pressure on China’s independent truck drivers. Photo: Reuters
Soaring diesel prices are putting pressure on China’s independent truck drivers. Photo: Reuters
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