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China’s international rail-sea corridor container volume surges in Q1

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China’s west international land-sea trade corridor achieved almost 90% container volume growth rate in the first quarter of this year.

In Q1, there were 1,325 sea to-rail trains transporting 66,292 teu container cargoes for the west land-sea transportation channel, an increase of 89.3% and 88.5% respectively.

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To prepare for opening up new train routes and expanding cargo resources, local railway authority is working closely with port companies and customs to ease sea-rail cargo delivery and transportation procedures and further improve the efficiency of sea-rail transportation via the corridor.

In 2020, there were 4,596 sea to rail trains operated in west international land-sea trade corridor, a huge jump of 104.9% year-on-year, over a hundred countries and regions were connecting with the corridor.

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