Another Shipping Crisis Looms on COVID-19 Fears in Southern ChinaEverstream Team
First, it was a critical shortage of shipping containers due to the pandemic. Then came a massive blockage in the Suez Canal.
Now, businesses and consumers are bracing for yet another shipping crisis, as a virus outbreak in southern China disrupts port services and delays deliveries, driving up costs again.
The Chinese province of Guangdong has faced a sudden uptick in Covid-19 cases. Authorities have moved to shut down districts and businesses to prevent the virus from spreading rapidly.