COVID-19 GEOGRAPHIC INSIGHTS

Explore COVID-19 insights from Sucafina's geographies

ASIA

N.B: During the course of the year, we have seen many more thefts in our supply chain than we normally have; during transit to ports ex. Brazil or East Africa; but also on arrival at destination ex Asia.

INDIA


Last updated 19/01/2021

No changes or updates noted for the business.
General:

  • Ministry of home affairs issued unlock 5 guidelines: Accordingly there will be no restriction on any gatherings / activities except educational institutions are yet to be allowed to open;
  • Lockdown will continue to be implemented strictly in the containment zones and when needed.

Business activities:
  • Travel by road and air are allowed throughout the country, however, international flights are not yet allowed to operate fully. Metro railways are allowed to operate;
  • Sucafina India business is back to normal;
  • Coffee buying and loading is normal.
Samples & Documents:
  • Courier movement is normal.

Port:
  • Ports are working normally, except for few documents issuees.




VIETNAM


Last updated 19/01/2021 No changes or updates noted for the business. General:

  • Sucafina staff is working from the office;
  • International flights: after a few flight trials, they stopped and going back to case by case approval for foreigner and VNM. 14 days isolated is obligatory.

Port:

  • All Vietnamese carriers have suspended international routes from March 25.




INDONESIA


Last updated 19/01/2021

No changes or updates noted for the business.

General:

  • Some domestic flights have resumed operations. Passengers are required to submit a health certificate showing negative test results, and other documents depending on the destination;
  • Local restrictions vary from district to district and may include measures such as roadblocks, curfews, and limits on gathering;

  • The activities of farmers and collectors in the up-countries are still running as usual, but they also keep aware of local authorities' policies;

Samples and Documents:

  • The domestic and international courier of samples has been impacted, with delays and limited service.

Port:

  • Indonesian ports are running as usual; there is no limitation or prohibition for both export and import;




TIMOR LESTE


Last updated 19/01/2021 No changes or updates noted for the business.
General:

  • The state of national emergency ended on June 26th and there are no longer any local restrictions or active Covid-19 cases within Timor Leste;
  • Foreigners are barred from entering except those with valid work or residential visas and all persons who enter must undergo mandatory quarantine;
  • Most commercial flights remain indefinitely suspended and the land border with Indonesia opens only once per week for entry;
  • As a result of international travel limitations, some coffee exporters are operating without key personnel or not at all.




HONG-KONG


Last updated 19/01/2021

No changes or updates noted for the business.

  • New COVID-19 cases are coming down day by day, and the government is relaxing social distancing rules to allow dinner dine in but with only 2 people per table;

  • Hong Kong office has stopped working from home as of today;

  • Local delivery remains intact and smooth.





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