Chinese New Year (春节)

Chinese New Year is celebrated in the first month of the Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year starts on the first and ends on the fifteenth day and is the most important holiday in China. Chinese New Year is celebrated with family and friends. Because most Chinese people work away from their family this will result in large migrations throughout the entire country.

2018

Chinese New Year will be celebrated on February 16th. Most factories in China will be closed in week 7 and 8. Orders placed after week 3 may be delayed as a result. Fast turnaround orders will not be directly affected. Will a delay cause issues in your production process? Let us know so we can work with you to find a solution.

2019

In 2019 Chinese New Year will be celebrated on February 5th. Most factories will be closed in week 6 and 7.

Other holidays in 2018

Aside from Chinese New Year there are national holidays in China on April 5th (Qingming Festival, 清明节), the 1st of May (Labour Day, 劳动节), June 18th (Dragon Boat Festival 端午节), September 24th (Lunar Festival, 中秋节) en the 1st of October (National Holiday, 国庆节).

Holiday Expected delays
Chinese New Year (February 16th) Yes
Qingming Festival (April 5th) No
Labour Day (May 1st) Yes
Dragon Boat Festival (June 18th) No
Lunar Festival (September 24th) No
National Holiday (October 1st) Yes