Guangdong's trade with Belt & Road countries up 4.7 pct in 2019

Updated: January 15, 2020 Source: Xinhua News Agency
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South China's Guangdong Province witnessed a 4.7-percent increase in its trade with Belt and Road countries in 2019, authorities said Tuesday.

According to the government report delivered at the annual provincial legislative session, the China-Europe freight trains departing from Guangdong saw their annual cargo volume increase by 31.2 percent year on year in 2019.

The province also had five new friendship cities, and its friendship city network covered major countries along the Belt and Road by the end of last year.

According to the report, the province will continue to support its enterprises in participating in infrastructure projects and energy development in Belt and Road countries, and develop more businesses and transport modes for the China-Europe freight trains in 2020.

Editor: 曹家宁