New freight route opened between China and Vietnam

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on Monday announced the opening of a freight route connecting Vietnam and China at the Huu Nghi (Friendship) International Border Gate in Vietnams northern Lang Son province.

The new route connecting with China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, will help create an important foundation for enterprises of Vietnam and China to strengthen import and export of their goods, contributing to bigger trade between the two countries, as well as with other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnamese officials and experts said.

Nguyen Cong Truong, Vice Chairman of Lang Son Peoples Committee, said that the route will help the international border gates become the most economically effective among those between Vietnam and China.

Source: Xinhua