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March 25, 2020 BDP Newswatch Covid-19

New Zealand updates alert level, government requests all non-essential businesses to close

The New Zealand Government announced on Monday New Zealand’s COVID-19 Alert Level status was updated to Level 3, and as of Midnight Wednesday 25th March 2020 New Zealand will be further updated to Level 4.

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March 23, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

China raises export tax rebates

According to the joint Announcement [2020] No.15 of the Ministry of Finance and State Taxation Administration, China increased export tax rebates on 1,464 products from Mar. 20, 2020 (based on export date).

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March 19, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Operations to resume at Bayport and Barbours Cut Terminals

There has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the Bayport Container Terminal. All vessel, yard, and gate operations have been stopped until further notice.

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March 11, 2020 BDP Newswatch Covid-19

Trump suspends travel from Europe to US

US President Donald Trump has announced sweeping new travel restrictions on Europe in a bid to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

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March 9, 2020 BDP Newswatch Covid-19

Italy virus containment measures extended to entire country

Italy extended its quarantine measures to the whole country on Monday night, only two days after it imposed a lockdown on much of the country’s north.

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