Vietnam Railways launches Hai Phong-Kaiyuan freight line

Vietnam Railways launches Hai Phong-Kaiyuan freight line

NDO - The Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) has launched a freight rail service between Vietnam’s northern port city of Hai Phong and Kaiyuan in China’s Yunnan province. (9 hours ago)

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NDO/VNA – Vietnamese enterprises are showcasing their products, ranging from handicrafts to construction materials and power devices, at the 12th Cambodian Import-Export and One Province One Product Exhibition which opened in Phnom Penh on December 15.  

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