Cross-border parcels from China's Yiwu increase by over 860 pct in April

Hangzhou, May 7 (Xinhua) - The eastern Chinese city of Yiwu, home market of small commodities most important of the world, handled 1.47 million parcel shipments border in April, 867.2 percent year on year, according to local customs

Thursday. The freight train service between China and Europe, which was launched in Yiwu in 2014, has provided a new channel for the transport of international mail in the middle of the pandemic COVID-19. Increasingly cross-border e-commerce companies in Yiwu and surrounding towns in the province of Zhejiang prefer to transport medical supplies and daily necessities through freight trains, representing 68.6 percent of the total < / p>

After the epidemic began, due to the decrease in the number of international cargo flights, many e-commerce vendors border in cities like Hangzhou and Shanghai chose to transfer some Yiwu and transport goods to Europe through the load. Train

. "Previously, only 10,000 to 20,000 parcel shipments were exported each day on average, however, the number soared and remained at more than 50,000 in the middle pandemic, "said Song Yiwu Customs Jiansheng

Wang Cong, general manager of Yiwu Kaijiang e-commerce Co., Ltd., said rail service Europe united not only reduce the time of delivery, but also made the average price of the transport of air cargo.

The service freight train between China and Europe has expanded rapidly and now has 12 routes linking Yiwu with 37 countries and regions of Eurasia" target="_BLANK">freight trains between China and Europe away from Yiwu this year. Trains carry 11,220 TEUs, up 44.1 percent year on year. End

Hangzhou  Zhejiang  April 

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