China Post has confirmed that all preventative measures taken to limit the spread of covid-19 have been lifted and that postal operations have returned to normal.
China continues to be impacted by the restrictive measures to control the spread of covid. The reduced air capacity to China and local lockdowns are resulting in longer transit times.
China Post has confirmed that to prevent further transmission of covid-19 the processing of inbound and outbound mail is temporarily suspended at Changchun and Yanji processing centres, as well as the Shanghai office of exchange and Shanghai airmail unit.
China’s delivery standards have now changed due to the impact of covid-19. All inbound mail items are required to be held for a period of 48 hours as part of their antivirus measures before they are then released for onward delivery.
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake that occurred near the city of Luzhou in Sichuan Province, China has caused delays in Sichuan Province with thousands of buildings being destroyed or damaged.
Postal services in the area will be affected, resulting in delays.
Shanghai Pudong Airport has resumed operation after Typhoon Chanthu. Typhoon Chanthu caused a 48 hour closure which has caused a delay in transit times of 3-5 days.