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China-Mongolia border port sees record cargo volume in 2020

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Photo taken on Jan.15, 2021 shows the China-Europe freight train reloading at the Erenhot Port in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Ha Lina)

HOHHOT, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The import and export goods volume via Erenhot, the largest land port on the China-Mongolia border, rose 13.5 percent from the previous year to more than 17 million tonnes in 2020, according to the port's customs.

In 2020, around 14.7 million tonnes of goods were imported via the port, up 11.9 percent in volume, while exports weighing about 2.44 million tonnes increased by 24.3 percent compared with the same period in 2019.

Erenhot Port, an important channel for international cargo in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, has 43 China-Europe freight train routes passing through it.

Outbound trains from Erenhot can reach countries including Russia, Belarus, Poland and Germany. The imported and exported goods carried by freight trains through Erenhot include timber, auto parts, textile products and more. 

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