Since the start of the pandemic, Chinese exporters have had to contend with a shortage of containers and high freight costs. Photo: Martin Chan Since the start of the pandemic, Chinese exporters have had to contend with a shortage of containers and high freight costs. Photo: Martin Chan
Since the start of the pandemic, Chinese exporters have had to contend with a shortage of containers and high freight costs. Photo: Martin Chan
China trade

China shipping: container shortages leave exporters struggling to meet overseas orders ahead of Christmas shopping rush

  • Since the start of the pandemic, two big problems have faced Chinese exporters: a shortage of containers and high freight costs
  • Ahead of Christmas, it is a race against time for traders to get their goods to key export markets in the US and Europe

Topic |   China trade
Since the start of the pandemic, Chinese exporters have had to contend with a shortage of containers and high freight costs. Photo: Martin Chan Since the start of the pandemic, Chinese exporters have had to contend with a shortage of containers and high freight costs. Photo: Martin Chan
Since the start of the pandemic, Chinese exporters have had to contend with a shortage of containers and high freight costs. Photo: Martin Chan
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