"The Belt and Road" to fly into the city and seafood"
According to Xinhua news agency, Urumqi, March, 29 (reporter Fu Xiaobo) "Xinjiang is the farthest from the sea, and Karamay is closest to the sea." Deep sea breeds, such as lobster and grouper, from the port of Gwadar, Pakistan, will be able to reach Karamay at the fastest time in 34 hours, so that the "oil city" people who can eat seafood at any time can not help but feel so feeling.
In Karamay, a more than 500 square meter deep sea best fresh flagship experience store, a wide range of wild sea seafood from the port of Gwadar has come in a continuous stream. "Overseas seafood is not very expensive, and it is very fresh to eat. I am very surprised and delighted." A customer told the reporter. This is the "The Belt and Road" initiative to bring the Gobi City bonuses is also Xinjiang local enterprises to participate in the construction of Pakistan Economic Corridor results. Chen Baoliang, chairman of Xinjiang Yu Fei International Fisheries Co., Ltd., who successfully transported the seafood of Gwadar Port to the inland of China, said that China's seafood market is in great demand. It is difficult to taste high quality seafood, and it is expensive and expensive, like in the inland areas such as Xinjiang.
The seafood from Pakistan, in addition to airlift to Urumqi, Karamay and other places, also transported by sea transportation to Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and other big cities, to supplement the local market supply. Gwadar Port is the world's high-quality deep-water port and the starting point of the "China Brazil economic corridor". By virtue of the "The Belt and Road" initiative of the East and adjacent to the geographical advantage of Pakistan, Xinjiang Yu Fei international fishery company took the lead in "going out", in Gwadar FTA settled, which opened channels to the inland port of Gwadar seafood Chinese. "Most of the people in the port of Gwadar rely on fishing, but Pakistan does not use seafood as the main food, and the local fishery processing level and logistics capacity are limited, and the superior fishery resources can not be transported to other countries, and the fishermen 's income is meager."
Chen Baoliang introduced that after the enterprise settled in the port of Gwadar in 2016, it has invested more than 500 million yuan into deep-sea fishing, seafood processing, cold storage (seafood warehouse) warehousing and other basic facilities. After introducing China's advanced fishing technology and efficient logistics, the seafood of Gwadar Port has achieved direct access to China, which not only brings great economic benefits to the local people, but also improves the living conditions of local fishermen.
Chen Baoliang said: "now we have more than 10000 square meters of warehouse (seafood warehouse), daily fishing measure can reach about 600 tons, cold storage (seafood Library) from the first 8 hours of frozen 20 tons of seafood, to now 1 hours of frozen nearly 20 tons of seafood, the local fishery industry chain has been obviously promoted and improved, as the scale of enterprises continues to expand, the future returns To solve the employment of hundreds of people. " "Since The Belt and Road" initiative, Xinjiang actively involved, for the local enterprises to "go out" to build a platform to actively explore the integration of customs clearance, preferential trade policies, provides great convenience for Pakistan, Kazakhstan and other neighboring countries in-depth cooperation. "A series of favorable policies have made more and more local enterprises in Xinjiang have the courage and determination to" go out ". Chen Baoliang said.
Since 2017, Xinjiang to build Belt and Road Initiative "core area focused on accelerating the process of opening up. According to the statistics of the customs, the countries along the trade with Xinjiang in 2017 have 19 countries, such as Kazakhstan, Russia and other countries. The trade contacts with the countries along the line are 18 billion 390 million dollars, up 24.8% from the same year.