Rizhao Opened Container International Train to Central Asia

时间:2017-09-13 10:35:42 作者:Li ling 点击数量:52

On September 12, a train with 41 containers slowly drove out from special railway line for container of west harbor district of Rizhao port, marking the official opening of container international train from “Rizhao to Central Asia”. 

It is reported that the train will leave the country from Khorgos, by way of central Asian countries including Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrghyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. With more than 7700 km and weekly shift, the train will run about 15 days and mainly carries auto spare parts, numerically-controlled machine tools, plastic products and daily necessities.
As a crucial node city along the course under the background of “The Belt and Road”, Rizhao is endowed with particularly favorable strategic resources and status. Foreign trade routes “Rizhao to Pingze” and “Rizhao to Busan to Kunsan” can meet the trading requirements between China and South Korea in previous time. With the opening of “Rizhao to Central Asia” container train, goods exported from South Korea arrives at Rizhao through above mentioned trading routes and then will be transferred to five countries in Central Asia through “Rizhao to Central Asia” trains , which will largely expand the business scope of the port.