Freight train services have been launched between Nanchang City in east China’s Jiangxi Province and Hanoi in Vietnam. A train loaded with auto parts and office equipment departed from Henggang Railway Station in Nanchang Wednesday [22 November 2017] morning, marking the launch of the service…Full Article: ECNS.cn Nov 2017

Key Point

  • The Vietnam to Jiangxi Province freight train service will cross the border at the Friendship Pass (Huu Nghi-Pingxiang) between Vietnam’s Lang Son Province and China’s Guangxi Region.

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  • In September 2017, freight train service between Vietnam’s Lang Son Province and China’s Guangxi Region was launched. The train will cross into China via the Huu Nghi (Friendship) International Border Gate in Lang Son Province, northern Vietnam. The train will enter China at Pingxiang, Guangxi Region.
  • In June 2017, freight train service between Kunming, Yunnan Province, and Hai Phong Port, Vietnam, began operation. The Kunming-Hai Phong freight train service will run weekly, with hopes of daily service in the future.
  • In March 2017, a new sea freight route (operated by China COSCO Shipping Corporation) between Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh and China’s Fangchenggang was launched. Located in Guangxi Region near Vietnam, Fangchenggang Port is considered a major transport hub for fruit. Shipping service between the port and Ho Chi Minh City currently runs once a week, but officials hope this will increase to twice or three times per week by the end of the year.

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