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Riga port welcomed the first container train from Xi’an

On Friday (November 16) night, the first container train from China’s city of Xi’an arrived at the Riga port, Latvijas Dzelzcels railway company reported.
At the same time, it is the 1,000th container train shipped from Xi’an International Trade and Logistics Park and the first container train on the Minsk-Riga route.

The train has headed to Riga two months after Latvijas Dzelzcels president Edvins Berzins signed the strategic cooperation agreement with Xi’an International Trade and Logistics Park. The container train will be further shipped by sea to the German and Finnish ports.

Read more on The Baltic Course.

 

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