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Pearl River inland freight volume expected to exceed

The inland waterway of China’s Pearl River is expected to see its freight volume exceed 1 billion tonnes this year, said Wang Jianhua, director of the Pearl River Administration of Navigational Affairs under the Ministry of Transport.

Statistics show that the river’s inland freight volume was 952 million tonnes in 2018.

Wang said through a high-level coordination mechanism, Guangdong, Yunnan, Guangxi and Guizhou are jointly formulating policies and plans to allow Pearl River transportation to play a greater role in the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

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Source: Xinhua

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