Dalian Port’s earnings have fallen more than 30 per cent between 2013 and 2018, according to the group’s financial results. Photo: Xinhua
Dalian Port’s earnings have fallen more than 30 per cent between 2013 and 2018, according to the group’s financial results. Photo: Xinhua

Can belt and road plan reverse sagging fortunes of China’s trade war-hit northeastern ports?

  • The rust belt region is focused on drawing more firms from Japan and South Korea to use the subsidised sea-to-rail service, a signature of the Belt and Road Initiative
  • Liaoning, which counts the United States as its fourth largest export market, is seeking to use Dalian port to connect with Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Dalian Port’s earnings have fallen more than 30 per cent between 2013 and 2018, according to the group’s financial results. Photo: Xinhua
Dalian Port’s earnings have fallen more than 30 per cent between 2013 and 2018, according to the group’s financial results. Photo: Xinhua
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