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Jiangsu and Gansu starts new journey of land-sea combined transport

Source: Department of Regional Opening-up / Updated: 2021-12-29

On December 9, the symposium of Jiangsu Province and Gansu Province cooperation and exchange on boosting the Belt and Road Initiative was held in Lianyungang, Jiangsu. The relevant entities successfully signed a framework agreement on strategic partnership that formally starts a new journey of the two provinces of land-sea combined transport to boost the Belt and Road Initiative, and turns the seaport into an inland home port. In recent years, the bulk commodities like iron ore and non-ferrous metal needed by Gansu were imported via Lianyungang Port, while it exported the special-featured agricultural products like onions and apples via the same port. Based on the Lanzhou-Lianyungang Railway, the port of Lianyungang has been a major seaborne The formal partnership of these two state-level logistics hubs well demonstrates the common understanding of Jiangsu and Gansu provinces to share the seaport and jointly boost the Belt and Road Initiative. exit of Gansu, and vice versa Gansu (Lanzhou) also acts as the gateway and pivot of the westbound cargo flow from Lianyungang. The formal partnership of these two state-level logistics hubs well demonstrates the common understanding of Jiangsu and Gansu provinces to share the seaport and jointly boost the Belt and Road Initiative.