China-Mongolia border port sees robust growth in China-Europe freight trains

The first trains of the Haoji Railway, loaded with coal, depart Haolebaoji South Railway Station in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Sept 28, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

HOHHOT, Aug 1, 2021, Xinhua. The import and export values of goods transported by China-Europe freight trains has surpassed 20 billion yuan (about 3 billion U.S. dollars) via the border port of Erenhot in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local railway authorities said, Xinhua reported.

The number of China-Europe freight trains via the port has reached 7,187 as of Wednesday, carrying 610,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) of goods.

The top export commodities during the first half of the year were engineering vehicles, electrical equipment, auto parts and household appliances, according to the customs of Erenhot.

Erenhot Port, an important channel for international cargo in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, has around 50 China-Europe freight train routes passing through it.

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