China launches a new freight train line to Western European countries via Ukraine.
The “Shanghai China Railway Group” Co., Ltd. unveiled the launch of a new Sino-European shipping line linking Jinhua in Zhejiang Province in eastern China with the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. The Chinese group expected that the train, which set off on a test flight from Jinhua to Ukraine with 86 standard containers of goods worth about 4.6 million US dollars, would arrive in Kiev within a period ranging between 15 and 18 days, according to the New China News Agency. (Xinhua) The day before yesterday. Trains will carry goods from China to Ukraine, including electronic products, general trade and electrical appliances, while trains returning to China will carry Ukrainian products such as wood, metal and agricultural materials.