GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BEIJING, Jan 4 (FAM) – A new freight train service between the Chinese city of Yiwu, in the Zhejiang province and London was launched on January 1, aimed at cutting the time and cost of moving freight between the two countries, China Daily reports.

Launched on January 1, the new service is operated by Yiwu Timex Industrial Investment Co, a Chinese cross-border trade service provider, the China Daily newspaper reported.