China-Europe cargo services surging
China-Europe trains have made 234 trips leaving or arriving in the city of Zhengzhou, capital of Henan Province, during the Jan.-March period, up 95 percent from 2018.
Total cargo carried by the trains reached 110,300 tons, with a value of USD763 million, up 56.6 percent and 12.1 percent, respectively.
The imports were mainly machine parts, iron and steel primary and manufactured products, whole vehicles and auto parts while the exports covers 1,300 categories including garments, machine parts and electronics.
Since April 8, Zhengzhou has seen its China-Europe train service increase to 18 outbound trips and 11 inbound trips every week.