Hong Kong

12-3-20

Hongkong Post advises that the government has announced special work arrangements, effective Dec. 1, 2020, in order to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As a result, the processing of all inbound and outbound mail (letter-post, parcel-post and EMS items), as well as the delivery of inbound mail, will be affected until further notice.

10-14-20

Hongkong Post advises that tropical storm Nangka triggered a No. 8 typhoon signal on Oct. 13, 2020, and has had an impact on quality of service. All inbound and outbound letter-post, parcel-post and EMS services are affected. Operations will be resumed gradually and it is expected that it will take at least a day to clear the accumulated backlog once the typhoon passes.

9-15-20

Hongkong Post advises that the measures taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 have been lifted and the force majeure situation previously announced is closed as of Sept. 15, 2020.

8-24-20

Hongkong Post advises that special working arrangements for government employees have been extended and will remain in force until further notice. The force majeure situation continues, affecting processing and delivery of all types of mail, including outbound and inbound letters, parcels and express mail service, with an impact on quality of service.

8-18-20

Hongkong Post advises that special working arrangements for government employees are being extended until Aug. 23. The force majeure situation remains in place, affecting processing and delivery of all types of mail, with an impact on quality of service.

8-10-20

Hongkong Post advises that special working arrangements for government employees are extended through Aug. 16. The force majeure situation previously announced remains in place, affecting processing and delivery of all types of mail with an impact on quality of service.

8-3-20

Hongkong Post advises that special working arrangements for government employees are extended until Aug. 9. The force majeure situation remains in place, affecting processing and delivery of all types of mail with an impact on quality of service.

7-27-20

Hong Kong Post advises that special working arrangements for government employees are extended through Aug. 2. During this period a force majeure situation remains in place, affecting mail processing and delivery, with an impact on quality of service.

7-21-20

Hongkong Post has announced special arrangements for postal services through July 26 due to government measures aimed at reducing the risk of spread of COVID-19: https://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/202007/19/P2020071900806.htm. During this period, all post offices will suspend service but limited mail delivery will be provided. These steps will affect processing and delivery of all types of services, including outbound and inbound mail, with an impact on quality of service.

5-27-20

Hongkong Post has temporarily suspended the advice of delivery service for incoming mail items, in order to avoid human interaction in obtaining a signature.

3-27-20

Hongkong Post has temporarily changed its delivery process for all items requiring signature on delivery in response to the latest development regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19).

3-23-20

Priority Mail Express International guarantee suspended — Due to airline travel restrictions and cancellations, the U.S. Postal Service has temporarily suspended the guarantee on Priority Mail Express International destined to Hong Kong. This suspension will be in effect until further notice. The Postal Service is taking all reasonable measures to minimize impact to our customers.