Japan’s national emergency halts China-bound scrap inspections, exports

China Certification & Inspection Group’s (CCIC) Japanese unit has suspended operations after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of national emergency in major areas of Japan in response to the spreading Covid-19 virus, Fastmarkets learned.

On Tuesday April 7, the Japanese government announced a month-long national emergency in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka and four other prefectures.

CCIC Japan issued a notice on April 6 to its clients stating that all services provided by CCIC will...


Lee Allen

Julian Luk

April 08, 2020

10:14 GMT

London, Singapore