Airfreight rates ex-China are soaring after Covid cases prompted the closure of Nanjing Airport.
Authorities are blaming “lax” procedures at the airport and, with another Covid case connected to a cargo worker at Shanghai Pudong, forwarders fear new crew restrictions could reduce available airfreight capacity.
Located 300km north of Shanghai, in Jiangsu province, Nanjing isn’t yet under “full” lockdown, but one Chinese forwarder said inter-province travel rules had already caused some disruption …
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