The National Immigration Administration announced at a press conference that China's 12 airports and 6 land ports will introduce Belt and Road lanes on April 28 to facilitate domestic and foreign personnel and vehicles involved in Belt and Road-related affairs.
According to statistics released by Inner Mongolia customs on April 25, trade between the region and countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative reached 16.7 billion yuan ($2.48 billion) in the first quarter of this year, an increase of 11.8 percent over the same period last year.
According to local authorities, the total volume of imports and exports processed by the Ereenhot Railway Port in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region was 3.89 million tons, an increase of 7.3 percent over the same period last year.
Ulan Muqir students from Xiliin Gol Vocational College in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region performed at a Sino-Mongolian-Russian college art performance held in Ulan Bator, capital of Mongolia, on April 1.
The 20th China-Russia-Mongolia Snow and Ice Festival opened in Manzhouli, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Dec 23, 2018.
Police officers at the Ereenhot border checkpoint use police dogs to inspect a China-Europe freight train about to leave the port at Ereenhot, Xiliin Gol League, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on April 1.
Inner Mongolia autonomous region will focus on introducing high-end factors such as capital, technologies and talents, promoting competitive local firms and products in international markets, and expanding cross-border opening-up to develop the port economy.
According to local media reports, the Sino-Mongolian Arxan-Songbeir ports have begun seasonal operations, which will last from April 1 to Nov 30.