The China Railway Express between Europe and China is a key component of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Xinhua The China Railway Express between Europe and China is a key component of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Xinhua
The China Railway Express between Europe and China is a key component of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Xinhua

China-Europe rail trade undamaged by Beijing-Brussels tensions, posts record traffic via Xinjiang

  • Railway network between Europe and China saw a record number of freight train trips through Xinjiang in the first six months of the year
  • Rail line has prospered thanks to soaring sea freight costs and despite worsening relations between the European Union and China

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
The China Railway Express between Europe and China is a key component of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Xinhua The China Railway Express between Europe and China is a key component of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Xinhua
The China Railway Express between Europe and China is a key component of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative. Photo: Xinhua
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