China's road freight volume drops in first 9 months
China Daily

A China-Europe freight train departs from the China-Kazakhstan (Lianyungang) Logistics Cooperation base in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, Aug 7, 2022. (Photo: VCG)

BEIJING - China's road freight volume fell 4.4 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of the year, data from the Ministry of Transport showed.

About 27.65 billion tons of road cargo was transported during this period, according to the ministry.

In September alone, China's road freight volume topped 3.37 billion tons, the ministry said.

Bucking the overall trend, the northwestern province of Qinghai recorded the biggest increase in road freight volume, up 11.9 percent year-on-year.