China News Service, Fuzhou, January 28 (Reporter Long Min) A week ago, plastic products, small furniture and other goods from Nanping City, Fujian Province and surrounding areas, took an international freight train from the Wuyishan Land Port in Fujian Province and ran all the way. Central Asia.
This is the first international freight train from Wuyishan Land Port.
The Fujian Provincial Department of Commerce told a reporter from Chinanews.com on the 28th that the train will begin normal operation in March this year. It will mainly open Central Asia and China-Russia international trains. This is Fujian’s second route to countries along the “Belt and Road” route. International logistics channels.
In recent years, Fujian has focused on improving the level of interconnection and speeding up the construction of the core area of the "21st Century Maritime Silk Road".
Official data show that last year, the trade volume between Fujian and the countries and regions that jointly built the "Belt and Road" increased by 7.2% year-on-year; there were 70 "Silk Road Shipping" routes, and 271 China-Europe (Xiamen) trains were shipped.
Yin Li, secretary of the Fujian Provincial Party Committee, emphasized at the previous Fujian Provincial Party Committee Economic Work Conference to promote the deepening and solidification of the construction of the core area of "Sea Silk", and strive to build the "Silk Road Shipping" and "Silk Road Flying" and other eight major projects, and strive to attract talents. Gathering in, and goods gathering and dispersing, play a role of agglomeration and radiation in the domestic and international double cycle.
At present, Fujian is actively promoting the construction of the "Land, Sea, Air, and Space Energy Network" infrastructure, speeding up the construction of Fuzhou, Xiamen, Quanzhou and other port cities as fulcrums, linking the "Belt and Road" along a safe, efficient and convenient channel network.
At the two sessions of this year's Fujian Province on the 27th, the high-quality construction of the core area of "Haisi" became a topic of focus for the delegates and committee members.
In his government work report, the Governor of Fujian Province Wang Ning proposed to implement iconic projects such as "Silk Road Shipping" and "Silk Road Flying", actively linking up with the achievements of the China-EU Investment Agreement and RCEP, and continuing to expand the "friend circle".
Chen Shanming, representative of the People’s Congress of Fujian Province and Secretary of the Party Committee of the Jinsha Management Zone, Langqi Town, Mawei District, Fuzhou City, suggested that Mawei Port, Fuzhou, should be connected to China-Europe freight trains and land ports, and connect Chongqing, Chengdu, Wuhan, and Guiyang through Hefu High-speed Railway and Shanghai-Kunming High-speed Railway. , Xi'an, the cargo coming from Europe via the China-Europe train will be shipped from Mawei Port in Fuzhou to Southeast Asia, realizing sea-rail combined transportation.
Lu Shengbiao, a representative of the People’s Congress of Fujian Province and a member of the Legislative Affairs Committee of the Ningde Municipal People’s Congress, proposed to develop and expand the bulk cargo transportation of Ningde Port, vigorously cultivate the container market; actively seek to establish various forms of cooperation with the hinterland of the inland, and encourage the construction of "enclaves" in Quzhou, Zhejiang Port", develop the sea-rail combined transport business; develop non-ferrous metal transit business, actively explore the inland source market, and create a multifunctional transit port.
Qiu Yi, representative of the Fujian Provincial People’s Congress, member of the Standing Committee of the Nanping Municipal Party Committee, and Secretary of the Party Working Committee of Wuyi New District, believes that the planning and construction of the Nanchang-Fuzhou (Xiamen) high-speed rail project is a specific measure to implement the “Belt and Road” initiative. High-speed railways such as Wuxi connect the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road and the Silk Road Economic Belt to promote the efficient linkage of “roads” and “belts”.
Highlighting international cooperation is another point of concern in the construction of the core area of Fujian’s “Haisi”.
The relevant person in charge of the Fujian Provincial Department of Commerce stated that they will continue to deepen cooperation and exchanges with the member states of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and promote the "soft connectivity" of the trinity of policies, rules and standards, upholding the concepts of extensive consultation, joint construction and sharing.
Wu Di, deputy to the Fujian Provincial People’s Congress and Chairman and President of Fuxin Group Co., Ltd., suggested that we should seize the advantages of the core area of "Haisi" and the opportunity of RCEP signing to strengthen port and shipping cooperation with RCEP member states; deepen and improve the docking with RCEP countries The port logistics service system attracts powerful member countries to invest in the port industry; develops international maritime cooperation to build Xiamen Port into a transit point between Europe, the United States and Southeast Asia.