IRU and its European partners are preparing to conclude a one-year long study aimed at defining common standards for safe and secure truck parking areas, to step up the development of this infrastructure across the EU. First China to Europe TIR truck secures trade flow in record time

The success of the first TIR journey by road from China to Europe proves the system’s cost, time and security advantages. It is set to boost trade between China and Europe, unlocking a critical Belt and Road route and offering development opportunities across Eurasia.


New China to Europe super border crossing opens

Kazakhstan and China have opened a new border crossing to boost transport and trade along the new Western China to Western Europe 8,445 km expressway – part of China’s Belt and Road project.


First China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan TIR transport cuts cost of trade

This week’s TIR transit linking China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan marks China’s first inbound TIR customs transit operation, offering savings of up to USD 500 on each shipment and improving transport facilitation along a key Belt and Road corridor.