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Amsterdam Container Terminal connects with Silk Road

A new direct connection has been launched between Amsterdam Container Terminal and Yiwu in China The first train set off on its 11,000 kilometre, 16-day journey on 7 March 2018 from the intermodal railhead at Amsterdam Container Terminal to the trading hub of Yiwu in Zhejiang province. Reflecting The Netherlands’ diverse

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models based on rivalry and diplomatic power games. Xi used a summit on the initiative, attended by leaders and

China lays new brick in Silk Road with first Afghan rail freight

For centuries, Chinese products have wended their way thousands of kilometers across mountains and deserts to the heart of central Asia, Afghanistan. Now, for the first time, the trade is carried by rail. With the first train last week pulling in to Hairatan, northern Afghanistan, China marked another advance in President