Rail freight costs are relatively high in China, hampering the development of the sector. Photo: Xinhua
Rail freight costs are relatively high in China, hampering the development of the sector. Photo: Xinhua

China planning high-speed rail freight network to help e-commerce sector

  • The country already has an extensive high-speed passenger network and is now looking to develop new goods trains
  • Rail bosses believe demand from online retailers will help drive the development of the network

Topic |   China economy
Rail freight costs are relatively high in China, hampering the development of the sector. Photo: Xinhua
Rail freight costs are relatively high in China, hampering the development of the sector. Photo: Xinhua
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