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Postal Operations During the 2012 Lunar New Year Period in Asian Countries

January 18, 2012

Please note that there may be delays in deliveries of postal items because of holidays associated with the Lunar New Year period in the following Asian countries and territories.

Country/
Territory
Lunar New Year Period Exchange Office Operations1 Customs Operations2 Delivery Operations Inquiry Operations3 Remarks
Korea Sun., January 22 -
Tue., January 24
× × ・Exchange Office operations are only carried out on January 24.
China Sun., January 22 -
Sat., January 28
・If the addressees are out of office/home for the holidays, postal items addressed to them will not be delivered during the Lunar New Year period.
・Inquiry operations for EMS resume on January 25.
Taiwan Sat., January 21 -
Sun., January 29
・EMS is operating as usual throughout the Lunar New Year period.
・Delivery of postal parcels and letter-post items is suspended during the Lunar New Year period.
・Partial handling of postal parcels and letter-post items is carried out according to the schedule below:
Postal parcels:January 26 and January 29 (Exchange Office operations only)
January 27 (Exchange Office and Customs operations only)
Letter-post items:January 28 and January 29 (Exchange Office operations only)
Hong Kong Mon., January 23 -
Wed., January 25
× × ・On January 23 and January 24, Exchange Office and Customs operations are carried out for inbound items to Hong Kong only.
Macau Mon., January 23 -
Wed., January 25
× × × ×  
Malaysia Mon., January 23 -
Tue., January 24
× × ・On January 23 and January 24, Exchange Office and Customs operations are carried out for inbound items to Malaysia only.
Singapore Mon., January 23 -
Tue., January 24
× × × ×  
Vietnam Mon., January 21-
Sat., January 28
× × × × ・All operations are suspended throughout the Lunar New Year period.
・Inquiry operations are suspended until January 29 and resume on January 30.
NOTES: 
(1)Exchange office operations refer to the processing of international postal items sent from Japan or items addressed to Japan.
(2)Customs operations refer to customs clearance for international postal items.
(3)Inquiry operations refer to tracking and investigation for international postal items.

○:Operations are carried out as usual. △:Operations are partially carried out. ×:Operations are temporarily suspended.



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