Volume of China-Kazakhstan-Europe rail freight transport expected to increase by 23% in 2016

In the first seven months of 2016, the volume of China-Kazakhstan-Europe rail freight transport reached 4.4 million tons and is expected to record 9 million tons by the end, a 23% increase y.o.y.

According to Kazakhstan Railways there is positive dynamic of container traffic’s growth. 554 container trains serviced China – Europe – China via Kazakhstan route in the seven months of this year, growing nearly 2.5- fold compared to the same period in 2015.

China and Kazakhstan plan to increase cargo flows by improving the quality of services and by organizing new transport services on China – Kazakhstan – Central Asia.

The two countries aim to increase the volume of China-Kazakhstan-Europe rail freight transport  to 11.5 million tons in 2017.

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