The number of the cross-border rail-sea freight train trips on the New International Western Land-sea Corridor hitting 4510 in the first half of this year
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- On July 26, a meeting on customs’ better supporting the construction of the New International Western Land-sea Corridor was held in Chongqing.
The reporter learned from the meeting that in the first half of this year, the value of goods imported from and exported to provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the central government) along the through the corridor was about 350 billion yuan, up about 40% from last year, and the weight of goods imported and exported was about 73 million tons, up 16% from last year, demonstrating a strong momentum of development and a significant role in driving foreign trade in the western region.
Recently, a cross-border highway regular vehicle loaded with universal gasoline engines made in Chongqing, departed from Nanpeng Highway Logistics Base in Banan, Chongqing through the New International Western Land-sea Corridor, arrived at Friendship Pass in Guangxi in 24 hours, and reached Vietnam in another 6 hours after the rapid clearance through the green channel at the customs, which further reduced the transportation time all the way.
In recent years, Chongqing Customs has taken the lead in deepening the cooperation and co-construction mechanism of the "13+2" regional customs along the New International Western Land-sea Corridor, optimizing the customs supervision model, continuously bringing the collaborative effects into play, and fully supporting the expansion, and quality and efficiency improvement of the New International Western Land-sea Corridor.
The popularity of cross-border highway regular vehicles mirrors the rapid development of the New International Western Land-sea Corridor in recent years. With the strong support of customs along the route, in the first half of this year, the number of the cross-border rail-sea freight train trips on the new western land-sea corridor hit 4510, up 9% from last year; the number of cross-border highway transport vehicle trips reached 1.2027 million, up 84.18% from last year; the number of international rail freight train trips was up to 4091, up 18.51% from last year. (Translated by Hu Chuanmin, Fathom Language Limited)