"To" new Europe "Laos railway (yiwu - vientiane) international freight trains, xinjiang huoerguos port of inbound and outbound trains in central Europe this year has reached 6000 columns, ala shan kou port years through central Europe (central Asia) trains 5500 for the first time, hefei central trains operation breakthrough 2000 columns, chengdu central trains New England YiMing ham site... In recent days, the success of china-Europe freight trains has been widely reported.
Experts interviewed said that since the beginning of this year, china-Europe freight trains have been running at an "acceleration" and the number of new lines and stops has been breaking through, building a "steel bridge" for foreign trade, which is more conducive to the "going global" of Chinese manufacturing and the import of overseas products. In particular, the importance and reliability of the China-Europe Freight train service has been highlighted in the context of COVID-19, which plays an important role in helping China and Europe jointly fight the epidemic and ensuring the stability of the international industrial and supply chains.
Add new routes and new stops
Greatly improve the time of transportation
On December 14, 15, 70 - teu potash, small appliances, machinery accessories and textile goods, etc., as "new Europe" Laos railway in yiwu (yiwu - vientiane) international freight train departure from west railway station, via kunming, yuxi, pu 'er city, yunnan xishuangbanna dai autonomous prefecture, exit from boten port, finally arrived in the capital, vientiane, Laos This is the 17th new line opened by yiwu Platform of China-Europe (Yiwu, Xinjiang-Europe) freight train, and the first batch of international railway freight trains to run after the opening of China-Laos Railway.
The 32 standard boxes of potash fertilizer products transported by this freight train is another innovation of the "Yiwu-Xinjiang-Europe" China-Europe freight train entrepot trade integration model. The potash fertilizer was first transported from Tashkent, Uzbekistan to Yiwu Railway port by the "Yixinou" Central Asia return freight train, then transferred to Yiwu Comprehensive Security Zone, and finally transferred to Vientiane by the "Yixinou" China-Laos Railway international freight train seamless link, realizing the connectivity between Central Asia and ASEAN.
Since the beginning of this year, China - Europe freight trains to hand over bright report card. From January to October, China's Freight trains made 12,605 trips and transported 1.216 million TEUS, up 26 percent and 33 percent year-on-year respectively. Both the number of train lines and the volume of freight volume exceeded the total number of the whole year in 2020, realizing the double growth of the number of train lines and the volume of goods delivered.
Chen Chao, an assistant researcher at the International Cooperation Center of the National Development and Reform Commission, told China Trade News that the number of new lines and stops on the supply side of china-Europe freight trains has been breaking through, with some provinces and cities starting from scratch. For example, new freight channels have been opened up from Shanghai to Hamburg, Germany, guiyang to Moscow, Russia, Wuwei, Gansu to London, ordos to Moscow, Russia. Or in the direct transformation, the formation of "multiple to multiple" line normal operation. In the past, goods exported from Chongqing to Ukraine had to go through Belarus or Poland, but now the Chongqing-Xinjiang-Eu-China freight train can reach Kiev, Ukraine directly from Chongqing, greatly improving the timeliness of the operation of china-Europe freight train.
"From the demand side of China-Europe Train service, the driving role of the 'China-Europe Train Service +' model continues to strengthen, the layout of overseas stations and overseas warehouses is optimized, and cross-border e-commerce has opened up a new situation." According to Chen, The China-Europe express (Chengdu) has added overseas stops in St. Petersburg, Russia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Felixstowe, Poland, Rostock, Germany and Imingham. The number of overseas warehouses has exceeded 2,000, opening up cross-border logistics service terminals and boosting high-quality growth of the open economy.
The Reporter learned from chengdu International Railway Port that the China-Europe freight train (Chengdu-Imingham, UK) recently departed from Chengdu. This brings the number of overseas stops for Chengdu's China-Europe express to 68, and imingham is the 10th new overseas stop for Chengdu's china-Europe express this year. "This line will not only reduce the number of refits, but also avoid congestion on the traditional operating route through Marashevich, Poland, which will greatly improve the timelines and provide westbound export customers with a new option for fast delivery." "Said Wang Weikun, deputy general manager of Chengdu International Railway Express Co.
Promoting the development of local foreign trade
Create more convenience for enterprises
"As an important carrier of the international industrial chain and supply chain under the new situation, the China-Europe Railway Express bears an important historical mission in building a new development pattern." Chen Chao said that the export-oriented economic development of inland provinces and cities has lagged behind that of coastal provinces and cities for a long time. The China-Europe Freight train can transform channel resources into local industrial clusters and integrate into the transportation organization system of China-Europe freight train. The node cities can serve as the supply chain hub that stably connects the Eurasian continent and integrates into the domestic and international double circulation.
The China-Europe freight train, loaded with white goods made in Anhui province, departed from the Logistics base of Hefei North Railway Station and headed north to Volsino, Russia, via Erlianhot port. The shipment of this freight train marks that the total number of hefei China-Europe freight train has exceeded 2000 since the start of operation. This china-Europe freight train is customized for Meiling Electric Appliance, and the whole train is loaded with refrigerated and refrigerated combination machines, household refrigerators, compression household refrigerators and compressors manufactured by Meiling.
It is reported that in the early days of the Hefei China-Europe freight train, the cargo categories were mainly clothing, craft products and other light industrial products, but now most of the cargo on the China-Europe freight train are solar photovoltaic, sensors, robots and other high-tech "made in Anhui" or "made in Hefei". In addition, local refrigerators, washing machines and other white goods, as well as JAC motors, Ankai new energy buses have also become "regular customers" on the "New Silk Road". With the increasing number of china-Europe freight trains, they are playing an increasingly important role in serving the development of local enterprises, promoting foreign trade and international cooperation.
Experts told us that since the outbreak of COVID-19, the global logistics corridor has been blocked. With its unique advantages of safety, stability, large volume, high speed and balanced cost, the China-Europe freight train has quickly made up for the demand for international logistics and transportation. It is favored by more and more domestic and foreign enterprises, and provides a strong transportation guarantee for China's foreign trade. It has also played an important role in unblocking the global industrial chain and meeting the consumer demand of people in countries along the belt and Road.
Poland is a big agricultural country in the European Union, and dairy products have become Poland's signature products exported to China. In 2020, despite the impact of the epidemic, both the volume and total volume of Polish dairy products exported to China grew, thanks to the china-Europe freight train service. "I am very happy to have the fast and good logistics solution of the China-Europe freight train, which can transport Polish dairy products to China more quickly." Said Agnieszka Malyszewska, president of the Polish Milk Chamber of Commerce.
Simon Makoshi, export manager of Poland's Vowicki Dairy Group, said the company started using the China-Europe freight train in 2020, mainly to transport high-temperature pasteurized milk products in boxes to China. Currently, about 20 containers are shipped each month, and the share of shipments via the train is increasing.
In response, Chen chao said that the China-Europe freight train service not only opens a convenient economic and trade road, but also lays a "healthy Silk Road". On the one hand, China's commerce, customs, quarantine and other relevant departments have issued relevant policies to shorten customs clearance time and reduce logistics costs. On the other hand, the trade barriers between Asian countries and European countries are decreasing on the surface, but the "glass door" is increasing. The China-Europe Freight trains have been steadily delivering epidemic prevention supplies to European countries, enhancing the competitiveness and soft power of Chinese products in international trade and becoming carriers of the "Healthy Silk Road". In the future, China Railway Express will continue to give full play to its brand effect, form differentiated operation plans, strengthen synergy with regional development strategies, improve dynamic management and guarantee mechanism after expansion, and promote high-quality and sustainable development of China Railway Express.