Promoting the High quality Development of China-EU Train in the Yangtze River Delta to promote the Construction of "Belt and Road Initiative" International Hub
Xinhua News Agency, Hangzhou, 14 Nov (Reporter Wei Donghua) on 14 November, More than 200 guests from enterprises, overseas economic and trade institutions, and overseas Zhejiang businessmen from three provinces and one city in Changjiao gathered in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province to jointly advocate the opening and sharing of healthy markets and resources. Strengthening the reserve of talents and other aspects to promote the high-quality and sustainable development of China-Europe trains in the Yangtze River Delta.
At the "Belt and Road Initiative" International Hub and the China-Europe Train Summit Forum in the Yangtze River Delta held here, the participants made suggestions and suggestions, looking forward to deepening economic and trade cooperation with countries along the Silk Road in order to speed up the construction of the "Belt and Road Initiative" international hub. Broaden the major channels of international trade in Eurasia.
Lin Beizhen, secretary general of the International Land Bridge working Committee of the China International Freight Forwarders Association, said that since the first China-EU train opened in 2011, the China-EU train has grown at an average annual rate of more than 100 percent. by September 2019, a total of 18200 trains had been opened. Shipment of goods in 1.57 million TEUs, with full coverage in more than 110 countries on the Eurasian continent.
With the rapid development of China and Europe trains and the increasingly fierce competition, the development of China and Europe trains has entered a critical period and opportunity period.
Participants said that as an important node of the regional integration strategy in the Yangtze River Delta, they should make greater contributions to the high-quality sustainable development of the China-EU train, and hoped that the Yangtze River Delta would co-ordinate local resources, build communication platforms, and misplace and coordinate development. Avoid repeated business and homogeneous competition.
Since the opening of the China-EU train, the supply of goods has been the basis for improving the quality and increasing the efficiency of the train. Li Zhimin, vice president of the China International Freight Forwarders Association, said that the Yangtze River Delta region has always been an important "warehouse" for China's China-Europe train. According to statistics, more than 70 percent of the supply of the "Yixinou" China-Europe train comes from Zhejiang Province. We look forward to strengthening cooperation with Zhejiang Province to provide support for promoting the development of the China-Europe train in the Yangtze River Delta.
The participants proposed to jointly improve the quality of China-EU train operation, and all localities need to strengthen policy guidance, strengthen the main body of operation, adhere to market-oriented operation, constantly optimize the layout of routes, and improve the heavy load rate and planned exchange rate. We will strengthen industrial support and security.
Sheng Qiuping, director of the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Commerce, said: in strengthening the opening and sharing of resources, all localities should rationally distribute the "Belt and Road Initiative" open platform, strengthen foreign investment cooperation and project docking along the route, avoid repeated construction, and guide enterprises to dock with China and Europe. Share high quality overseas open platforms along the route.
The vast number of overseas Zhejiang businessmen expressed the hope that they can use overseas resources to promote China-EU trains to the world, constantly enhance train visibility and brand influence, guide enterprises to transport goods through China-EU trains, and constantly expand the source of goods for return trips. Promote the domestic import consumer market.
The forum is jointly sponsored by Zhejiang Provincial Department of Commerce, Zhejiang Federation of Industry and Commerce and China International Freight forwarding Association.