According to the agreements, the two companies intend to work on expanding the geography of Agroexpress, a specialized railway service for delivering Russian food products to China, and plan to conduct a series of shipments from Russia to Chongqing by the end of the year. Among the proposed cargoes, including those requiring transportation in compliance with the temperature and veterinary control. YuXinOu (Chongqing) Logistics Co., Ltd also plans to take a direct part in the sale of Russian goods in China, the Chinese company has created a specialized trading division for these purposes.
«YuXinOu (Chongqing) Logistics once launched the first transit train within the framework of the “One Belt - One Road” initiative from Chongqing to Duisburg. We are pleased to see that our long-standing and reliable partner has joined our promising project for the development of international logistics and intends to actively support the growth of food shipments from Russia to China. Today, RZD Logistics has several regular import and transit services in communication with Chongqing, and our joint task is to bring export services on a regular basis», Viacheslav Valentik, Director General of RZD Logistics JSC.
«Our company has been working for many years on the development of export-import railway services connecting Chongqing with various cities of Russia and Europe. The population of Chongqing is 31 million. This is a huge market, including for Russian agricultural products. Seeing the prospect of growth in imports of Russian goods to Chongqing, our company has created a division responsible for trading. I’m sure that the Russian food delivered to Chongqing by accelerated Agroexpresses, including flour, butter, meat and dairy products, will be very popular among consumers in Chongqing and surrounding cities», Chi Dan, General Director of YuXinOu (Chongqing) Logistics Co., Ltd..