In 2020, Ukraine received 22 container trains from China, another train is on the way. This was announced on Monday by the operator of the country's railways - the company "Ukrzaliznytsya ".
The "Ukrzaliznytsia " recalled that direct container shipments from China to Ukraine were launched on June 8 this year. Railroad trains are used to transport fertilizers, equipment, non-ferrous metal products, footwear and other goods.
The length of the route of container trains exceeds 9 thousand km. On average, they cover this distance in 15 days.
Ukrainian officials have repeatedly stated that regular direct container shipments from China will further strengthen trade and economic ties between the two countries.
In the first half of 2020, the PRC became the largest trading partner of Ukraine. Bilateral trade reached $ 6.65 billion, an increase of 21.3 percent. against the same period last year.