First container train links China to Middle East
Updated: 2016-01-29 08:34
The first regular container train linking China to the Middle East pulls out of the west railway station of Yiwu, East China's Zhejiang Province, Jan 28, 2016.[Photo/Xinhua]
Catering to the Belt and Road Initiative, the train is expected to further promote China's cooperation with Middle Eastern countries.
Yiwu is a famous production base for small commodities and it has been keeping close foreign trade ties with countries in the Middle East.