Assessing China's logistics challenges after the virus lockdown

By Davide Ghilotti, Carrie Shi
Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2020

Delays to exports of minerals from China are inevitable as a result of the nation’s battle to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. Davide Ghilotti and Carrie Shi made a mid-February assessment of the impacts.

Chinese mineral producers trying to return to work amid the coronavirus disruptions are being hampered by the continuing shortage of land freight options and restrictions on border crossings.

Almost all land transport movements in China ground to a halt in the weeks following the first outbreak of novel coronavirus. A...

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