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Supply Chain

Port congestion, high airfreight costs weigh on suppliers, with no end in sight

China has been testing crew members before they dock at Chinese ports and imposing 14-day quarantines on all onboard even if only one person is infected with COVID, according to shipping companies. (Source photo by Reuters)

CHENG TING-FANG and LAULY LI, Nikkei staff writers | China

TAIPEI — China’s strict “zero COVID” policy is heaping pressure on the country’s ports, further disrupting global logistics and weighing on already battered supply chains.

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