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Excellent rating for our Norwegian exports

Norway Full/Part Load Exporter
76500

We had a very urgent export full load to Torslanda in Sweden that we needed collected and delivered within 3 days. RW Freight was magnificent and arranged all for me extremely quickly and efficently. We have used RW several times since and will continue to do so as we are receiving a service of the highest standard.

Sweden Export Freight
74473

Very good service provided by RW Freight for our exports to United Arab Emirates. Goods were collected and shipped on the dates advised. Paperwork was easily sorted and there were no issues. Pricing was good and the overall service was very professional. RW Freight were very helpful.

United Arab Emirates Export Freight
79313

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Freight tariffs on New Silk Road must be protected

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Part of the success of the New Silk Road are the attractive freight rates for rail freight between China and Europe. Particularly eastbound traffic enjoys favourable tariffs. However, the tariffs depend on subsidies, market mechanisms and operation efficiency. Safeguards are need to maintain this competitive freight pricing system.

The Belt and Road Initiative was announced in China during 2013 by the leader Xi Jinping. Investment in a rapidly growing network of railway connections between China and Europe, gave the transport of freight along the old Silk Road trading routes a major boost.

Between 2013 and 2016 cargo traffic quintupled in weight. In the first half of this year the value of freight carried by train increased by 144 per cent over the previous year. Especially western companies are getting involed, as they are starting to see value in moving freight by rail, rather than via the conventional deep sea route.