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Postal Operations During the Lunar New Year Period in Asian Countries

February 4, 2016

Please be informed of the following postal operations during the Lunar New Year period in Asian countries and suspension of acceptance EMS Time Certain items.

Postal Operations

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
Operations
1
Customs
Operations
2
Delivery
Operations
Inquiry
Operations
3
Remarks
Korea Sun. Feb 7 -
Wed. Feb 10
× ×  
China Sun. Feb 7 -
Sat. Feb 13
Inquiry Operations will be carried out only on the 11th of
February.
Taiwan Sat. Feb 6 -
Sun. Feb 14
All operations will be carried out only for EMS during the
Lunar Year period.
Hong Kong Mon. Feb 8 -
Wed. Feb 10
× ×  
Macau Mon. Feb 8 -
Wed. Feb 10
× × × ×  
Malaysia Mon. Feb 8 -
Tue. Feb 9
× × × ×  
Singapore Mon. Feb 8 -
Tue. Feb 9
× × × ×  
Vietnam Sat. Feb 6 -
Sun. Feb 14
× × × ×  
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.

EMS Time Certain Items

Due to the cancellation of scheduled flights, Japan Post will temporarily suspend acceptance of EMS Time Certain items as indicated in the table below.

Acceptance Area Destination Date of Suspension
Tokyo and Osaka Hong Kong Monday February 8, 2016
to
Thursday February 11, 2016
Shanghai
Korea
Tokyo Taiwan

*Please be sure to confirm holidays in the destination countries.
http://www.post.japanpost.jp/int/ems/service/certain/holiday_en.html

Thank you for your understanding.

UGX

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

Country Affected date
China Thu. Feb 4 - Mon. Feb 8
Korea Thu. Feb 4 - Mon. Feb 8
Taiwan Thu. Feb 4 - Thu. Feb 11
Vietnam Thu. Feb 4 - Fri. Feb 12
Singapore Thu. Feb 4 - Sat. Feb 6
Malaysia Thu. Feb 4 - Sat. Feb 6


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