On May 21, a China-Laos railway train, carrying food and agricultural machinery, departed from the Central Station of Tuanjie Village in Chongqing and will arrive in Vientiane, Laos four days later.

This is the first China-Laos railway train using the "Railway Express" mode to exit the country.

  "Railway Express" means "Railway Entry and Exit Rapid Customs Clearance", which is a new type of supervision business launched by the General Administration of Customs in recent years to further smooth the international railway transport and logistics channels, improve the efficiency of railway import and export cargo transportation and the level of customs clearance facilitation. model.

According to reports, using the "railway express" mode, the customs clearance time will be saved by 24 hours, the overall operation time will be shortened by 1 to 2 days, and a single box can also save more than 200 yuan.

  It is understood that since its opening in December 2021, the number of China-Laos trains (Chongqing-Vientiane) has exceeded 80 trains of 1,000 TEUs, and the value of goods has exceeded 300 million yuan. The goods have radiated to Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar and other countries. Continue to extend to the hinterland of the Eurasian continent.

(Reporter Xiao Jiangchuan)

Responsible editor: [Ji Xiang]