Ports in North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region linking Mongolia are reopening as the COVID-19 outbreaks have eased there, which an expert said will further promote trade despite global uncertainties and geopolitical tensions. And, booming trade is expected to help alleviate Mongolia’s economic difficulties.
Zhuengadabuqi Port in Dong Ujimchin Banner, bordering Mongolia, has formally resumed customs services, after it was shut down on September 15, 2021 due to the latest wave of coronavirus outbreaks along the China-Mongolia border, a staff member from Dongwu Customs, which is in charge of the port, told the Global Times on Sunday.
“In order for the port capacity to recover as soon as possible, the port opened a ‘green passage’ on July 25 that allows the passage of people and cargo from both sides, including vehicles and machines,” said the staff member. By Saturday, a total of 108 vehicles and 350.6 tons of goods…