New rail routes between China and Europe will change trade patterns

source: The Economist 14/09/17

Kazakhstan's position is an essential crossroads of land-based trade between Europe and China. Freight traffic in this area is steadily growing, last year over 500,000 tonnes of freight have been passed through Kazakhstan. Developing a rail-freight network is part of the 'One Belt One Road' project. Kazakhstan has already invested more than $ 3.2 million to upgrade its railway line and this is already showing excellent results. Faster compare to sea freight and cheaper than air freight, the future could belong to rail-freight transport. Find out more in the full article.

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