Chinese New Year celebrated by product tanker owners

In scenes not experienced for three years, Chinese airports are rammed as Lunar New Year celebrations near with the sudden increased mobility registered in the world’s most populous nation after the axing of zero covid polices expected to offer great support to product tankers this year.

Pre-covid, Chinese New Year always marked the world’s largest annual human migration. While covid cases remain rife in the People’s Republic, 2023 marks a significant return to normality. China’s transport ministry has predicted passenger traffic volumes to jump 99.5% on the year during the festival migration, which runs until February 15, or a recovery to 70.3% of 2019 levels.


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