Arctic could be China’s link to Europe

Finland and Norway say they will push forward with plans for an ‘Arctic Corridor’ which they say could offer the shortest route between Asia and Europe, the EUObserver website reports. Under the plan, ships from Asia will off-load in Kirkenes or other northern Norwegian ports with goods transported by rail thereafter via Finland, through a new tunnel to Estonia and from there to central Europe. The scheme would involve building 500km ... [+]

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