A regular air cargo route between Wuhan, the capital of central China’s Hubei Province, and Mexico City on Saturday, May 8.
The route will be operated twice a week by Aeroméxico, one of the largest airlines in Latin America, according to Wuhan Tianhe International Airport.
Some 3,500 tons of cargo are expected to be delivered via the route annually.
This constitutes the first regular air cargo route to be operated between the Chinese mainland and Mexico, and the route is expected to greatly improve the logistics efficiency between China and Latin America, according to airport authorities.
Mexico was China’s second-largest trade partner in Latin America in 2020, with a combined trade value reaching $60.85 billion. according to Chinese government figures.
Major products exported to Mexico from China include liquid crystal displays, phones, computers and their parts, while the imported products include integrated circuits and copper ore.