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FedEx halts shipments from China to India as Customs clearance delays bite


Express transportation company FedEx has temporarily halted shipments from China into India as cargo piles up at Indian airports following intense inspections by Customs authorities.

“The situation is quite critical and out of control for FedEx at airports across India because the cargo has not been cleared for the past 3-4 days. There is a huge pile-up of shipments, resulting in a backlog and we are trying our best by talking to the Customs officials. We don’t know how long it will take,” said a senior FedEx official.

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