Smooth Logistics Channel:
China-Europe Freight Train Sees Surge in Number of Trips and Zhengzhou Airport's Cargo Throughput Hits a New High
To keep industrial and supply chains stable is a key for stable production and work resumption, since the chains of economic production are interlinked. On June 29, the 5th news briefing on “six stabilities” and “six guarantees” was held by the Information Office of Henan Provincial People’s Government to introduce the implementation work of “ensuring stable industrial and supply chains” and answer questions from journalists.
[Photo by Shen Hua for dahe.cn]
According to the news briefing, Henan has implemented toll-free policy for vehicles carrying emergency supplies. For those vehicles with traffic permits, highway tolls will be exempted. Data shows that 9.34 billion yuan of tolls have been exempted for 110 million vehicles during the 95 days of the toll-free policy.
Meanwhile, taking the advantages in location and transport, Henan has accelerated the construction of 10 logistics channels, 10 national logistics hubs and 30 regional logistics hubs. In May, Henan’s LPI reached 55.4 percent, 0.6 percentage points higher than the national average.
China-Europe freight train (Zhengzhou) has resumed normal operation since February 16, and so far, the number of its trips have exceeded that of the same period of last year. Besides, the cargo throughput of Zhengzhou Airport has maintained a strong growth momentum. In the first 5 months, the airport's total throughput has witnessed a year-on-year growth of 16.3 percent, ranking 2nd in terms of growth rate and 1st for two consecutive months (in April and May).
中欧班列从2月16日开始恢复常态化运行，目前开行量已超过去年同期水平；郑州机场货运大通道实现逆势增长，前5个月累计完成货邮吞吐量同比增长16.3%，增速在全国机场中排名第二，4、5月连续两个月单月货运增速排名全国第一。（中文来源/大河网 记者/申华 编译/赵汉青 审校/张玉红）