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.
Typhoon disrupts flight operations in Shanghai: Typhoon In-Fa has led to considerable disruption at Shanghai Pudong International Airport since 24th July.
More than 80% of scheduled flights were cancelled on 25th July. Significant delays in postal services should be expected in the coming days.
Delivery delays could be expected with items being shipped to China due to a public holiday, Golden Week Holiday from 1st-7th October. Please accept our apologies during this time.