China-Europe freight train brings exhibits from Duisburg to Shanghai for upcoming CIIE
(Photo: Xinhua)

Ahead of the sixth China International Import Expo, a China-Europe freight train carrying exhibits for the expo departed from Duisburg, Germany, and arrived in Shanghai on Wednesday.

The “China-Europe Freight Train – CIIE Edition” carried exhibits worth 16 million euros, including cosmetics and other goods. Customs clearance has been completed.

The train started its 20-day journey from Duisburg, Germany, on September 21.

According to its operator, Shanghai Oriental Silk Road Multimodal Transport Co Ltd, the “CIIE Edition” of the China-Europe freight train service will be expanded to three trains, continuously transporting CIIE exhibition products across the Eurasian continent to Shanghai. The train that arrived in Shanghai on Wednesday was the first this year.

The China-Europe freight train has become a popular mode of transportation for the approximately 3,000 companies participating in the CIIE. The sixth CIIE will be held in Shanghai from 5 to 10 November.