Chinese government launches 'Belt and Road' warehouse in Surrey

2018 renderings of a warehouse and trade centre now under construction in Surrey | Image:

A massive logistics facility in Surrey officially opened last month, paving the way for more trade between B.C. and China.

The Vancouver Logistics Park, which opened on July 28, was originally dubbed the “World Commodity Trade Center” and was billed as a massive $190-million, 470,000-square-foot complex. 

Today, the sprawling import-export facility is only about 80,000 square feet as only the first of three phases is complete.

The business park, first conceived in Beijing, was to have four warehouses and two large exhibition halls — to be lined with Chinese and Canadian flags, although the

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