Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit To Be Held In Qingdao On June 9 And 10
- Jun 05, 2018 -

Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit will take place in Qingdao on June 9 and 10, which will have significant impact on Supply Chains due to the strict security measures in place. Disruption expected across sea, air, rail and road transport; some offices or factories may be closed during this time for one to two weeks.


Air Freight:

  • Some domestic airlines have reduced flight frequency up to 70% and are not accepting freight bookings during this period

Road Freight (from June 6th - June 12th):

  • Vehicle restricted policy in the Qingdao Downtown and Airport areas affecting pick up/delivery services

  • Electric cars with two wheels/ three wheels will be prohibited to enter Qingdao Downtown/ Qingdao airport  area meaning pick up/delivery service from courier company is not available

Sea Freight:

  • No cargo operation will be allowed in Qingdao port before and during summit time

  • Starting 15th May, all cargo to Qingdao port will undergo inspection

  • Starting from May 30th  until June 15th, any vehicle with gasoline/driven by gasoline will be restricted to enter port area, which will dramatically affect delivery/pick-up transport