Chinese firms ship steel rails for Jakarta project

File photo of the shipment of the first batch of made-in-China steel rails for Indonesia’s Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway line. [Photo/China Railway Material Group] The shipment of the first batch of made-in-China steel rails for Indonesia’s Jakarta-Bandung high-speed railway line from Saturday has signaled Chinese steel companies’ increased competitiveness as the country is one of the…

Chinese touch lifts infrastructure

Using imaginative business models and high-tech, CR20G lands overseas projects A Chinese consortium led by China Railway 20th Bureau Group Corp (CR20G) and China Communications Construction Co will build a sea-crossing cable-stayed bridge to connect the city of Salvador, capital of Bahia, the northeastern state of Brazil, and the island of Itaparica in the same…

Free trade zone opening up economy of region

The Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is vowing to seize opportunities brought by the newly established China (Guangxi) Pilot Free Trade Zone and expand economic and trade cooperation with neighboring countries. Established on Aug 30, 2019, the Guangxi FTZ made great progress in utilizing foreign capital. This was demonstrated by the $170 million in foreign investments…

18 cities told to prepare for cold snap

A new wave of cold weather will hit central and eastern provinces in the next couple of days, the China Meteorological Administration said on Sunday. The administration’s latest forecast said temperatures in 18 provincial-level region capitals on Monday are expected to be the lowest so far this year. Cities such as Hefei, Anhui province, and…

China port handles over 200,000 TEUs via China-Europe freight trains since 2014

A crane loads containers at Erenhot Port in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region on April 11, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua] HOHHOT — The border port of Erenhot in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region has handled over 200,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) via China-Europe freight trains since 2014, the local railway operator said Wednesday. Since initiating…