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Handling of mail in Asian countries during autumn national holidays.

September 29, 2014

Mail delivery service in some Asian countries may be suspended due to autumn national holidays such as China's National Day in China.

Furthermore, please note that delivery of mails may be delayed due to companies being closed or recipients of mail being away.

Please refer to the following table for mail handling in major countries / territories in Asia during this holiday period.

Country/
Territory
China Hong Kong Korea Taiwan
Vacation period Oct 1 (Wed)
through
Oct 7 (Tue)
Oct 1 (Wed)
and
Oct 2 (Thu)
Oct 3 (Fri)
and
Oct 9 (Thu)
Oct 10 (Fri)
Mail likely to be delayed EMS, airmail, SAL
Mail
handling
Postal exchange* ×
Customs ×
Delivery × ×
Notes       Only EMS services will take place normally.

○…handled  △…partial handling  ×…not handled

*"Postal exchange" refers to the exchange of postal items with post offices overseas.



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