Important rail network in China’s Urumqi links Europe and Asia

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Important rail network in China's Urumqi links Europe and Asia

It has been five years since China launched the Belt and Road initiative.

Trade between partner countries has been growing each year, and a rail hub in western China’s Xinjiang region is playing an important role by connecting the Asia-Pacific region with Europe.

CGTN’S Erica Pitzi reports.

Shanjiang Zhu discusses the China-Europe railway

CGTN’s Elaine Reyes spoke with Shanjiang Zhu, an associate professor of transportation engineering at George Mason University, about how the China-Europe railway has impacted trade between the two continents.