China and Europe trade over €1 billion a day on average. With more than 61 routes traversing 43 Chinese cities and 41 European cities across 13 countries, new direct rail linkages are connecting the more than 6,000 miles between China and Europe and transforming the way cargo moves on the Eurasian continent.
About Ubong Mark Akpaninyie
Ubong (Mark) Akpaninyie is a research assistant for the Reconnecting Asia Project in the CSIS Simon Chair for Political Economy. He is a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and a Young Leader with Pacific Forum CSIS. He previously served as a fellow with Teach For China and lecturer at Baoshan University.