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Regarding Handling of Postal Items During the Mid-Autumn Harvest Festival Holidays in Asian Countries

September 8, 2010

In Asian countries some offices do not operate during the mid-autumn harvest festival holidays.
There may be delivery delays caused by both holiday breaks at the offices or the absence of the addressee.
Please check with the table below for detailed information about the handling of postal items during this period.

Country China Hong Kong Korea Malaysia Taiwan
Holiday Break Sep.22(Wed)

Sep.24(Fri)
and
Oct.1(Fri)

Oct.7(Thu)
Oct.1(Fri)
and
Oct.16(Sat)
Sep.21(Tue)

Sep.23(Thu)
Sep.10(Fri)

Sep.12(Sun)
Sep.22(Wed)
Types of mail
that may be delayed
EMS, Airmail, SAL
Handling of postal items Exchange Office Operations※ ×
Customs Operations ×
Delivery Operations × ×
Note         Only EMS will be handled as usual.

○ ・・・Handled △・・・Partially handled ×・・・Not handled

  • “Exchange Office Operations” refers to the work of a Post Office where the exchange of foreign and international postal items with foreign countries is carried out.


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