President Barack Obama cuts short his Asia trip as his country continues to shutdown however this should not affect businesses importing from the USA.
President Obama faces huge budget issues and is heading to face an enormous debate in Congress on debts and US public debt along with unemployment and Obamacare.
Discussions about the Obama Asia trip along with a non-resolution on Capitol Hill, proves frustrating for Democrats and Republicans, fueling anger and frustration.
However Freight Forwarders worldwide continue to keep clients calm with positive knowledge their exporting to, and importing from the USA should not be affected.
Major tourists attractions remain closed causing angry and frustrated tourists to look for other places of interest.
Police have continued to close and cordon off various points of interest including the Lincoln Memorial and the Statue of Liberty. Other tourist and revenue generating projects such as the entrance to the Grand Canyon and the National Zoo in Washington. “That’s important – a park? How about the kids who need day-care?” said a Democratic Representative.
Unbelievably the closure includes the turning off of the popular “Panda Cam” that allows visitors to view the newborn cub online. This is used for the general public and school children.
Parents outraged about these closure stating the impact of this “closure” is affecting all ages and walks of life.
All Ports and airports remain open for freight forwarding so exporting and importing from the USA can continue.
Passenger demand is still high however a change in their itinerary is likely to be required due to the further closure of tourist revenue generated sites.
If throughout this crisis Freight Forwarders hear from the shipping lines and airlines a like that delays may be possible, their clients will be kept inform with exporting and importing from the USA