|Jinhua CRE Expands Coverage|
At 9 o’clock on December 14, the X8020 train, carrying 88 TEUs of export goods, departed from Jinhua South Station to Dourges, France, 11,000 km away. With this trip, the Jinhua CRE has successfully run 400 times in 2020 (including the Central Asia CRE trains).
According to statistics, the Jinhua CREhas run 240 times from Jinhua,carrying a total of 19,834 TEUs overseas, and brought back 13,204 TEUs in 160 returningtrains, together adding to the 400 total trips, which shows that the share of import trade is rising continuously.
Since it ran to Central Asia for the first time in September 2017, the Jinhua CRE has run 573 times, with a total of about 400,000 tons of import and export goods shipped. To date, there are 14 rail lines that have their origin in Jinhua,including destinations in Russia, Belarus, France, Azerbaijan, etc., reaching more than 120 cities in over 10 countries in Asia and Europe, and covering most of the major cities of Central Asia and Europe.
Jinhua South Railway Station is the second railway freight station in Zhejiang to send trains to Central Europe and Central Asia, after Yiwu West Railway Station. In the next step, the railway departmentwill strengthen its connection with local governments and foreign trade companies to maintain the stability of the international industrial chain and supply chain and servethe new development pattern. (Translated by Wei Han, edited by Kendra Fiddler)