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Why the Myanmar-China New Passage is Potentially a Very Big Deal For Africa

China successfully completed its first test run of an important sea-road-rail trade route that connects the Port of Yangon in Myanmar to the Sichuan provincial capital of Chengdu in southern China.

A shipment arrived from Singapore at the capital city’s port on the Bay of Bengal and was then transferred by road to the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan. From there, the goods moved on by rail to Chengdu.

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