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Trieste aims to be China’s main port in Europe

Trieste aims to be China’s main port in Europe

Publicerat av Tony Harkén torsdag, 04 oktober 2018.

The Chinese are keen to invest in new terminals, docks, yards, logistics platforms and industrial areas.

In the northern Italian port, given its deeper integration into EU rail networks than Piraeus, the Greek port taken over by Cosco in 2016.

A seaport city of just over 200,000 residents in northeast Italy could play a significant geopolitical role in promoting Eurasian integration.

The port of Trieste is only the 11th busiest in Europe by tonnage, but nonetheless is designed to become the western end of the Maritime Silk Road, a key section of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative to improve connectivity between China and Western Europe.

Read more - www.atimes.com/article/trieste-challenges-piraeus-to-become-chinas-main-port-in-europe/

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