13 Apr COVID Testing in South China Could Bring More Limitations on Exports
The Shanghai lockdown is delaying shipping schedules in South China and bringing down spot rates.
And now Guangzhou has become the latest port city to undergo mass Covid-testing, a frequent precursor to tough restrictions under China’s zero-Covid policy.
City-wide testing began on Saturday evening, along with travel restrictions on who can leave and enter the city.
A contact at the port of Nansha said its container terminals were operating normally, but truck drivers in the area had to show a 48-hour negative PCR test, which had caused “some issues in the Pearl River Delta”.