World news (that could affect international service levels):
Botswana, Border delays – Customs – On-going
Botswana customs have embarked on a strike and a long term “ go slow”
The border posts are backing up and this strike is estimated to last up to 21 days.
China – Economy – China’s Central Bank has again cut the guiding rate for the national currency, the yuan, a day after Tuesday’s record 1.9% devaluation
USA, Ferguson – Civil disturbance – A state of emergency was declared, as officers in riot gear forced people off the streets on Monday night.
Taiwan, Taipei – Weather delays–Heavy rainfall accompanied with thunderstorms and hail hit Taiwan, causing massive flooding. Delivery delays expected.