China-EU plan for greener freight transport 'silk road'

China's plan for a modern “silk road” of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe could help reduce CO2 emissions arising from freight transport between Asia and the EU

China's plan for a modern “silk road” of railways, ports and other facilities linking Asia with Europe could help reduce CO2 emissions arising from freight transport between Asia and the EU, according to a report for the European Parliament transport committee.

The study analyses the “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) which aims to revive ancient trade routes to improve links between China and the rest of Asia, through to Europe and Africa.

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