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Chinese port faces COVID-19 outbreak; global shipments suffer delay.

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Disruption at the Yantian terminal in China’s Shenzhen city after a few workers tested positive for COVID-19 is causing shipment delays. The terminal, which is the third largest globally, was closed for almost a week in May-end after some port workers tested COVID-19 positive.

In a bid to avoid the spread of infection, local authorities have blocked roads and nearby business zones. Even a few COVID-19 cases at ports are likely to cause massive global supply delays.

The Chinese authorities are attempting to crack down hard on the smallest outbreaks… It only takes a few single cases to shut down large areas. The Yantian terminal, which is the third largest globally, was closed for almost a week in May-end after some port workers tested COVID-19 positive

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