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China to build mega logistics park servicing Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei    < 2013-05-03 >

China plans a mega logistics industrial park known as "China Yanjiao Logistics City" servicing Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei in northern China, reports Xinhua. The new facility will focus on the industry of trade and logistics to develop an industrial development zone and to promote the economic development of capital region and Bohai Economic Rim. Another aim is to alleviate poverty around Beijing and Tianjin, said Lin Hua, National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) team leader. The logi

China opens Chongzuo-Halong Vietnam direct road passenger service    < 2013-08-17 >

A bus has departed the newly built Guangxi Chongzuo International Passenger Centre heading to Vietnam's Halong city, marking the opening of a direct international coach service from Chongzuo city in southwest China's Guangxi Autonomous Region to Vietnam's Halong city, reports Xinhua. The 400-kilometre international passenger service is expected to take seven and a half hours from Chongzuo to Halong. Chongzuo city, in the southern Guangxi along the Vietnamese border, is increasingly becoming a

Guangzhou to build freight rail links to Nansha container terminal    < 2013-02-10 >

Being an important component of the west Pearl River Delta cargo network, the Guangzhou Nansha port railway project will soon start construction and has recently publicised its environmental report, Xinhua reports. Costing CNY11.56 billion (US$1.89 billion), the railway is 80 kilometres long. Construction is scheduled to take four years. The railway runs through four Guangdong cities of Guangzhou, Foshan, Zhongshan and Jiangmen. It will be connected to the Beijing-Guangzhou railway in the nor

Wuhan launches Wuhan-Taiwan river box service, vows to cut transits    < 2013-10-10 >

Wuhan, the metropolis in the middle reaches of the Yangtze, is to launch its first river-sea container shipping route to Taiwan on September 29, promising to cut transit time from 10 to five days. The service will start upstream in at Sichuan's Luzhou port, passing Wuhan's Yangluo port and Shanghai's Waigaoqiao on its way to the Taiwan Port of Keelung. The three sections, which run from Luzhou to Wuhan, from Wuhan to Shanghai and from Shanghai to Taiwan, are separated and will be operated by

Hefei to launch new rail freight route to Germany via Kazakhstan    < 2013-12-10 >

Eastern China hinterland city recently held a promotional campaign for the planned "New Eurasian Land Bridge", which is a new railway cargo transportation route to Europe. Being another among many of such rail freight routes to Europe that are launched during recent years from China's inland cities, the Hefei-Europe route will run through northern city Zhengzhou, west China's Xian, Lanzhou and Urumqi, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland and Germany. The railway route is said to enjoy m

Global box volume to GDP relationship uncouples as fundamentals change    < 2013-02-25 >

The once firm link between world GDP and global container throughput has been broken as economic growth rates slow faster at a faster rate than international box volumes, reports Alphaliner. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its outlook for the world economy in 2013, as fiscal spending cuts are expected to slow US growth and keep the EU in recession, said the report. "Although container port volumes have grown three and four times global GDP growth in the period up to

Guangzhou to build freight rail links to Nansha container terminal    < 2013-02-09 >

Being an important component of the west Pearl River Delta cargo network, the Guangzhou Nansha port railway project will soon start construction and has recently publicised its environmental report, Xinhua reports. Costing CNY11.56 billion (US$1.89 billion), the railway is 80 kilometres long. Construction is scheduled to take four years. The railway runs through four Guangdong cities of Guangzhou, Foshan, Zhongshan and Jiangmen. It will be

Wuhan launches Wuhan-Taiwan river box service, vows to cut transits    < 2013-10-09 >

Wuhan, the metropolis in the middle reaches of the Yangtze, is to launch its first river-sea container shipping route to Taiwan on September 29, promising to cut transit time from 10 to five days. The service will start upstream in at Sichuan's Luzhou port, passing Wuhan's Yangluo port and Shanghai's Waigaoqiao on its way to the Taiwan Port of Keelung. The three sections, which run from Luzhou to Wuhan, from Wuhan to Shanghai and from Shang

Hefei to launch new rail freight route to Germany via Kazakhstan    < 2013-12-09 >

Eastern China hinterland city recently held a promotional campaign for the planned "New Eurasian Land Bridge", which is a new railway cargo transportation route to Europe. Being another among many of such rail freight routes to Europe that are launched during recent years from China's inland cities, the Hefei-Europe route will run through northern city Zhengzhou, west China's Xian, Lanzhou and Urumqi, Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland a

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