Original title: Last year, nearly 5,000 trains of Chengdu-Chongqing China-Europe trains increased by nearly 60% year-on-year
Source: Sichuan Daily
On May 29th, the 2021 special event for well-known Chinese and foreign companies in Sichuan-2021 West China International Port Logistics Open Development Conference was held in Chengdu. Li Yunze, member of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Party Committee and Vice Governor, attended the meeting and delivered a speech.
The Chengdu-Chongqing area is one of the regions with the earliest, most stable operation and the most influential China-Europe trains. In 2020, the number of China-Europe express trains opened in Chongqing and Chengdu was nearly 5,000, an increase of nearly 60% year-on-year. The cumulative number of operations over the years reached 14,000, accounting for more than 40% of the total number of lines opened in the country.
At this meeting, representatives from China Ports Association, Sichuan Port and Shipping Investment Group, Traffic Investment Logistics, Sichuan Airlines Logistics, Chengdu International Railway Port Investment Development Co., Ltd., and Sichuan Logistics Information Service Co., Ltd. focused on the improvement of international logistics channels and logistics hubs. Discussions and exchanges were conducted on hot topics of international logistics supply chain construction, such as construction, overseas node layout, and optimization of transportation service methods. The meeting believed that Sichuan is a strategic link and core hinterland supporting the “Belt and Road” construction and the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt. It is also the largest consumer market and factor market in the western region. It plays an important role in economic agglomeration and material distribution. It should focus on the international and domestic markets Integrate and make good use of both domestic and international resources, build transportation channels and key hubs, open up the main arteries, and unblock the microcirculation. (Reporter Tang Zewen)