The Impact of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 on China’s External Transportation Industry

Xiaolei Liu, Xiaofeng Li, Yuxuan Long, Lei Shi


In order to study the impact of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 epidemic on China's foreign transportation industry, this article summarizes the impact of a sudden major epidemic on trade and transportation, and applies statistical data trend analysis, case analysis, graphic analysis, and comparative analysis. The preliminary research on the Corona Virus Disease 2019 epidemic in the external transportation industry such as ports, shipping and civil aviation. The conclusion of the study is that the Corona Virus Disease 2019 epidemic has concentrated on industries such as ports, shipping, and civil aviation. It is expected that the volume of containers in major coastal ports will decline by more than 20% in March. 30%. Before and after the Spring Festival, the number of international routes decreased by 19, and the number of flights and seats decreased by 28%. The air cargo market was affected by the epidemic. As the epidemic situation is controlled in the short term, production will gradually recover. Correspondingly, countermeasures should be taken to stabilize foreign trade, stabilize production, stabilize channels, and stabilize investment to turn dangers into opportunities and minimize negative impacts. This research will provide a reference for the industry to scientifically respond to the Corona Virus Disease 2019 epidemic.


public health emergencies, the impact on the External transportation industry, statistical analysis, case study, the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


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