China’s route to Russia needs better rail, says minister

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China and Mongolia want to improve their railway connections. The respective governments have signed cooperation agreements towards this aim this week. Rail between China and Mongolia was always a part of the BRI, but the increased interest can be seen as an effort of China to facilitate trade with Russia, which currently has limited access to the global market due to sanctions.

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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