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China-Europe Freight Trains via Changsha Hit Record High in 2020

Updated: 2021-01-10

The Central South China International Land Port Co., Ltd. announced on January 7 that, a record number of 528 China-Europe freight trains passed through Changsha in 2020, including 420 outbound trains and 108 inbound ones. This was an increase of 28.47% from 2019. 

China-Europe freight trains via Changsha have actively participated in the global fight against the COVID-19 epidemic since 2020. A total of 46,410 standard containers were shipped, an increase of 27.70% from 2019. The value of goods totaled 2.061 billion dollars, up 98.58%, exceeding the annual target.

Changsha became one of the country’s only four cities with China-Europe freight trains operated daily during the epidemic. The China-Europe freight trains served the local economic, trade and industrial development, and advanced the construction of two-way circulation channels. “Star” China-Europe freight train lines achieved remarkable results. The number of lines from or to Russia ranked first in China. This effectively stabilized the province’s international trade channels and supply chains. 

Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen

Chinese source: changsha.gov.cn