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Number of China-Vietnam freight trains surges

18 Oct 2020, 22:44 GMT+10

NANNING, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region saw 112 China-Vietnam freight trains as of Friday, surging 83.6 percent over the same period of 2019 and surpassing last year's total, according to the China Railway Nanning Group Co., Ltd.

The 112th freight train carrying zinc oxide, electronics and other goods on Friday arrived in the Pingxiang railway port in Guangxi that connects the railways of China and Vietnam.

Since its launch in 2017, the freight train service has transported glass, cotton yarn, electronics, diesel engines and other goods from China to ASEAN countries via Vietnam, while goods from ASEAN countries including fruits and daily necessities have been freighted to China, or to Europe through China-Europe freight trains.

China Railway Nanning Group has also facilitated the transport of imported fruits, streamlined services for trading businesses, and coordinated with customs authorities and other departments to speed up customs clearance.

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