BEIJING, April 22 (Xinhua) -- A total of 705 inbound and outbound China-Europe freight trains carrying 647,500 tonnes of cargoes passed through Horgos Port in the first quarter of 2019, posting a year on year rise of 171.15 percent and 198.11 percent respectively, the local customs statistics showed.
Positioned at the western Xinjiang, Horgos bordering Kazakhstanon, is China’s western forefront for opening up. It has long been standing as an important station since ancient Silk Road.
A total of 2,055 inbound and outbound China-Europe freight trains passed through Horgos port last year, according to official data. (Edited by Niu Huizhe, firstname.lastname@example.org)