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Ships resume Taiwan routes even as China continues to drill

Shipping traffic in the Taiwan Strait is increasing again Monday, even though China is still carrying out military drills in the area.

Photo: Hector Retamal/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

Shipping in the Taiwan Strait began to return to normal on Monday, though China’s announcement of a new military exercise near the island signaled that risks remain for the industry.

More than 40 vessels have transited through a China military drill zone south of Taiwan’s main port since Saturday, according to ship-tracking data compiled by Bloomberg. The latest ship positions show four of the total six zones being traversed.

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