In Europe’s east, a border town strains under China’s Silk Road train boom

General view with containers is pictured at Europort terminal near Malaszewicze, Poland May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

YIWU, China/MALASZEWICZE, Poland (Reuters) – When cargo trains from China began arriving at the Polish border town of Malaszewicze almost a decade ago, they were considered a novelty – able to ship laptops and cars to Europe in as little as two weeks, but extremely infrequent, with one service a month. However a surge in […]

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