Connecting the CR Express with “Belt and Road” Logistics Networks

China is actively promoting economic and trade co-operation with countries and regions along the Belt and Road routes. This includes expansion of the China-Europe Railway Express (CR Express) network running between the Chinese mainland and Europe, providing express rail freight as an alternative to sea and air transport. Since the 2011 launch of the CR Express service from Chongqing in western China to Duisburg in Germany, freight volume has risen considerably. ... [+]

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