Nearly a third of India’s rice exports for this month are stuck due to a shortage of freight trains

Nearly a third of India’s rice exports for January 2022 are stuck due to a shortage of freight trains. Most traders have stopped signing February export contracts to avoid demurrage charges, industry officials told Reuters. The slowdown in exports from India, the world’s biggest rice exporter, has allowed rival suppliers such as Thailand, Myanmar and […]

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China-Europe freight-train service records over 40,000 trips: Xinhua

The China-Europe freight-train service has recorded more than 40,000 trips with transported goods valued at over $200 billion, Xinhua reported citing official data. Since the first China-Europe freight train left southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality in March 2011, the service has reached more than 160 cities in 22 European countries, according to a work conference of […]

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For the first time, Indian Railways sends a special goods train to ferry dry chillies to Bangladesh

In a first, Indian Railways transported a loaded Special Parcel Train beyond the country borders! The Railways, for the first time, sent a train to Benapole in the neighbouring country Bangladesh with dry chillies from Reddipalem in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. The district of Guntur, as well as its nearby areas in Andhra Pradesh, are popular for […]

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