The number of China-Europe freight trains increases by 68% in July
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- In July 2020, the number of freight train departures on China-Europe international rail freight routes reached 1,232, which is 68 percent. increased compared to the same month last year. This was reported by the China State Railway Corporation /CSRC/.
Thus, for three months in a row, this indicator exceeded the threshold of 1000 shipments and for five months in a row maintained a double-digit growth, the CSRC noted.
These trains have made a significant contribution to the stabilization of the international logistics supply chain, transporting 113 thousand standard containers of cargo last month, an increase of 73 percent. in annual terms.
The demand for cargo transportation along the China-Europe railway routes is growing rapidly due to the gradual recovery of the Chinese economy from the consequences of the COVID-19 epidemic.
As shown by the data of CSRC, in July the number of train departures with export cargo increased by 74%. on an annualized basis up to 724, while trains with imported cargo - by 60 percent. up to 508.
As of July, a total of 4.97 million units of anti-epidemic agents with a total weight of 39 thousand tons were transported on the China-Europe railway routes.