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Veronika Nikishina, General Manager of the Russian Export Center (VEB.RF)

MOSCOW, September 19 – RIA Novosti. General Director of the Russian Export Center (part of VEB) Veronika Nikishina said that the solution of pressing logistics problems of domestic exporters will be facilitated by the launch of the new logistics service RailJet, the so-called “baggage train” between Russia and China. .RF) After the 26th meeting of the Russia-China trade and economic cooperation subcommittee.

The event took place in Beijing on September 19. Its retention is due to the intensification of trade relations between Russian and Chinese enterprises.

“RailJet will be able to operate at least twice a week, and due to the use of passenger scheduled lines, the delivery time will be only 5 days. It will provide delivery of small quantities of high-tech and valuable cargo to Russian companies. Service operators will be Fesco and Russian Railways JSC Logistics,” he said Nikishina.

“The main issues discussed by us today are the expansion of Russia’s export opportunities through e-commerce channels and the development of transport networks between our countries,” the REC chairman said.

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He added that Russian companies have not yet been able to fully exploit the capabilities of Chinese trading platforms, but these e-commerce channels have great potential and this sector is especially promising for domestic small and medium-sized businesses. “Today we were discussing the search for Chinese partners who will help ensure the recognition and distribution of Russian products in the Chinese market,” Nikishina said.

“The issue of accelerating customs clearance of perishable goods through the Agroexpress service, which became actively operational after the removal of Covid restrictions, was also discussed. This route is popular among Russian frozen product exporters. Agroexpress’s delivery speed by direct rail to Nikishina compared to 45 days if transportation is carried out by sea “The duration does not exceed 20 days,” he said.

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