The container mountains are even visible from space. Satellite images show an uninterrupted carpet of predominantly reddish boxes stacked high on the pier of the southern Chinese port of Yantian. But what is most worrying is the small number of ships that have docked at the cranes. Usually, twelve of the cargo giants are moored here at the same time, being loaded and unloaded. Currently, there are only two. The reasons for the congestion: COVID-19 outbreaks among dockworkers who had to be isolated.
Continue reading now
Get 30 days of free access to the Decision Brief to read these and more quality news every day.
Are you already a guest at the China.Table? Log in now