GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BEIJING, Feb 28 (FAM) – China will spend at least 2.6 trillion yuan (US$379 billion) on transport infrastructure projects this year, data from the transport ministry showed yesterday.

That will include 800 billion yuan on railways, 1.65 trillion yuan on roads and 150 billion yuan on waterway transport, Minister of Transport Li Xiaopeng said at a press conference.