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Trucking Snarls Near Key Chinese Port May Cost Economy $4 Billion a Week

Zhoushan Port In Zhejiang

Photographer: Dong Xiaofei/VCG via Getty Images

The health of the global supply chains in the next few weeks may partly hinge on the vitality of the trucking sector in a key port near Shanghai.

A suspension of trucking services in several parts of China’s Zhejiang province has slowed the transportation of manufactured goods and commodities through one of the world’s most important ports.