Xinjiang's Alataw Pass sees over 3,000 trips by China-Europe freight trains

The number of China-Europe freight trains passing through the port reached 3,018 on Wednesday, up 41 percent year on year, with more than 2 million tonnes of cargo worth over 105.7 billion yuan (about US$15.3 billion) transported.

During the COVID-19 global pandemic, the freight trains have played a crucial role in helping stabilize the international industrial and supply chains due to the limited air and sea transport.

The customs said they have implemented measures such as optimizing the customs clearance process to boost efficiency.