Chinese New Year 2022
We would like to remind you of the Chinese New Year. In 2022, the holiday is celebrated between Jan 31st and Feb 6th when the country as usual, shuts down almost all its activities. The New Year is also celebrated in other parts of Asia, such as Hong Kong and Taiwan, but then with slightly different dates. As usual, the Chinese production is slow started after the holiday, several producers are closed for more than a week. Transports usually start again, although with some delays which does not improve the already complicated situation in this sector. We are constantly working to find the best solution for you as a customer when it's time to book your transport.
Some trivia about the Chinese New Year:
2022 the Chinese New Year is celebrated on February 1st
The holiday is celebrated by 20% of the world's population
Schools are closed for a month in China
It is is a family holiday, people often travel far to get home
The children receive red envelopes with money, adults receive envelopes from their employer
90% of the firecrackers and fireworks in the world are made in China, a large part is used during the celebration
This year we celebrate the year of the tiger!