MINSK, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Belarusian forestry enterprises have sent a container train with timber to west Suzhou in China's eastern Jiangsu Province, the press service of Belarusian Forestry Ministry said on Wednesday.
The train with 44 container cars departed this week and will deliver 1,830 cubic meters of timber to China, traveling along the New Silk Road, according to the ministry.
Belarusian wood will arrive in China within 10-12 days, four times faster than traveling by sea, the press service said.
This is the second container train with timber sent to China. The first train with a production volume of 1,613 cubic meters departed in April.
The Belarusian side intends to send another container train to China this year. Monthly delivery of timber from Belarus to China is being planned for the near future. Enditem