On June 20th, the rail-sea combined transport line from Chonqing to Guangdong officially started to operate which will save about 10% the freight cost for goods produced in Chongqing and destined oversea. Computers, smartphones and other digital products are all the top export produced in Chongqing, and this new line would benefit all the consumer electronic industry purchasers.     

Chongqing Export Data – Consumer Electronic Products

Maybe surprised to know that Chongqin has become another big exporter for China especially in the consumer electronics industry.

In 2021, Chongqin ranked number 9 out of 31 export provinces in China valued more than 80 billion dollars. Out of the 80 billion dollars, over half of them were contributed from the consumer electronics or related products. Automatic data processing machines or computers and laptops along with the keyboard and display generated 34.5 billion dollars; telephone or mobile phones counted more than 4.5 billion dollars; all these numbers kept growing in the last three years and tended to continue.

If we take a look of the computer or laptops export number in 2020, China exported over 120 billion dollars while taking over 70% of the global market share. And in 2021, Chongqing by itself had exported more than 34.5 billion dollars of the computers or laptops which closed to one third of the China’s overall export. Undoubtedly, this number would continue to grow with the late freight line began to operate which would bring shorter delivery period and cheaper cost for the foreign buyers.

Chonqin-Guangdong rail-sea transport line

As shown on the map below, the new rail-sea line (orange) between Chongqing and Guangzhou had made export for Chongqin products more convenient by partnering with the international port in Guangzhou. Compared to the traditional southern line connected to Ningbo, the new line with Guangzhou port will short the delivery time estimated 10 days and saving about 10% of the overall freight cost.

If you are running the businesses of consumer electronics in Southeast Asia like Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and etc., it is definitely a good idea to source and buy from Chongqing with more cost-effective electronics (like computers and phones) and cheaper yet faster new freight option.

This new line departed its first train on June 20th, and the departure frequency will increase to one to two times a day after normalization. This new line is expected to become another new economic driver for the China middle provinces like Chongqin for both domestic and international trade.

Chonqin-Guangdong rail-sea transport line

Conclusion

When importing electronics that produced in Chongqing like computers and smartphones, the new Chongqing-Guangzhou rail-sea transport line would be a great alter for cheaper freight especially if you are from the Southeast Asia.

If you are sourcing any consumer electronics or products from Chongqing, please contact with juntu at any time. Juntu will be available 24/7 to answer your inquiries and source all the products you want. We wish to be a trusty and long-term partner to help building your business.

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