China’s Khorgas Border Checkpoint Receives Investment via the Silk Road Project

A China-Kazakhstan free trade zone received about one million visits in the first quarter of 2017, according to local border inspection authorities. The Horgos International Border Cooperation Center on the China-Kazakhstan border, in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, has seen an increasing number of tourists since 2012. It attracted a total of 5.43 million

Chinese Cargo Containers Arrive in Hungary via Ningbo-Athens-Budapest Trade Route

The first two trains carrying Chinese cargo containers, launched by China COSCO Shipping Group, arrived in the Hungarian capital, the Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office of the Chinese Embassy in Hungary said Tuesday. The shipments arrived here on Jan. 29 and Feb. 5, respectively, from the port of Piraeus, Greece, marking the official opening of

Hunan Province’s Changsha Links Up Freight Train Service to Minsk

A new cargo train linking central China’s Hunan Province and Belarus has started operation. The train linking China with Eastern Europe, which has 41 carriages carrying electronic products, garments, optical cables and machine parts, departed from Hunan’s capital Changsha late Wednesday [18 January 2017]…Full Article: ECNS.cn Jan 2017 Key Point This is Hunan Province’s fifth

New Air Route Between Mexico City and Guangzhou Planned for May 2017

The planned new air route linking Guangzhou and Mexico City is anticipated to enhance trade and travel between South China and the Latin American country. China Southern Airlines plans to launch the Guangzhou-Vancouver-Mexico City route in May [2017], flying Boeing 787 Dreamliners three times a week, said the Guangzhou-based carrier…Full Article: China Daily Jan 2017

Construction Begins on Heilongjiang/Amur River Bridge Linking Russia and China

A highway bridge connecting China and Russia over the Heilongjiang River will start construction Saturday [24 December 2016], about 28 years after it was first proposed, local authorities announced Thursday. The 19.9-kilometer highway bridge, the first connecting the two countries, stretches from Heihe, a border town in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, to the Russian city