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Mail Conditions in Asian Countries during the Lunar New Year period for 2009

January 19, 2009

The Lunar New Year will affect Asian countries as in the following chart.

Please take note that mail deliveries may be delayed in this period in the relevant countries / regions.

Country / Region Lunar New Year Period Exchange office services Customs services Delivery services Inspection services Notes
Korea Sunday January 25th to Tuesday January 27th ×
  • Only EMS deliveries will be made during the Lunar New Year period.
  • Exchange office services and Customs services will be available only on January the 27th (Tue)
  • China Sunday January 25th to Saturday January 31st × Items held for customs in the Lunar New Year period will be delivered after the period has ended.
    Taiwan Saturday January 24th to Sunday February 1st × Only EMS deliveries will be made during the Lunar New Year period.
    Hong Kong Monday January 26th to Wednesday January 28th × Only EMS and parcel deliveries will be made on January 28th(Wed)
    Macao Sunday January 25th to Wednesday January 28th × × × ×  
    Vietnam Saturday January 24th to Thursday January 29th × × × ×  
    Malaysia Monday January 26th to Tuesday January 27th × × × ×  
    Singapore Thursday February 7th to Friday February 8th × × ×  

    【Legend】○:Usual services available; △: Partial services available; ×:No services available

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