China approves railway project worth $2.55 billion for southern provinces – media

FILE PHOTO: The Chinese national flag is seen in Beijing, China
FILE PHOTO: The Chinese national flag is seen in Beijing, China April 29, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

November 23, 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s state planner has approved a railway project worth 16.3 billion yuan ($2.55 billion) in southern China, local media reported on Tuesday.

The railway will connect Ruijin city of Jiangxi province and Meizhou city of Guangdong province, the Meizhou Daily reported.

($1 = 6.3855 Chinese yuan)

(Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)