Abstract : A freight train departed the city of Zhongwei, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Tuesday, inaugurating the region's global land-sea transport service.
freight train, first in northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region
serving the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor, departed the
city of Zhongwei for Chongqing on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Lyu Ze)
May 11 (Xinhua) — A freight train departed the city of Zhongwei,
northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Tuesday, inaugurating
the region’s global land-sea transport service.
train, loaded with 2,500 tonnes of products such as methionine, stone
slabs and wheat worth 6 million yuan (about 934,000 U.S. dollars), left
for the southwestern Chinese metropolis of Chongqing, where the
operation center of the New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor is
located in western China.
New International Land-Sea Trade Corridor, a trade and logistics
passage jointly built by western Chinese provincial regions and
Singapore, can reach the world through the Beibu Gulf of Guangxi Zhuang
Autonomous Region in the south by railway, sea, roads and other means of
transport, with shorter travel times and lower logistics costs.
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