Transit transport capacities of Kazakhstan are represented on OSCE site in Vienna

18 March 2017, 15:54
Фото: railways.kz

The issues of trade, transport and prospects for cooperation between the countries of the region on the Eurasian transport corridors were discussed at a meeting of the OSCE Economic and Environmental Committee in Vienna.

Representatives of OSCE countries, the OSCE program office in Kazakhstan, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the Baku International Sea Trade Port took part in the discussion.

The executive director of JSC "KTZ Express" S. Anashkin made a statement on successful practices in transport development in the OSCE region .

He noted the importance of cooperation of the OSCE participating countries in transport development along the New Silk Road route and informed about the programs being implemented in Kazakhstan to stimulate transit and form the transport and logistics hub of Eurasia.

A backbone network of logistic centers for the consolidation and distribution of cargo flows is developing inside and outsideKazakhstan; favorable conditions are created for the implementation of investment projects involving the private sector. At the same time, regular container services are actively developing between the trade poles of Asia, Europe, Turkey and the Gulf countries, using multimodal solutions and a comprehensive package of logistics services that ensure predictability and speed of delivery of goods.

S. Anashkin spoke about cooperation in the organization of transportation along theTrans-Caspian international transport route (TMTM), the activities of the Coordinating Council of TMTM to improve the efficiency of multimodal transport using the hub infrastructure of the Caspian and Black Sea countries.

The OSCE experts noted the growing demand for transport in the direction of Europe-Asia and the importance of stimulating these cargo flows by improving the procedures for customs control and export-import operations.

Agreements with Austrian colleagues on the current transport organization projects were reached at the meeting with representatives of local business in the field of logistics, engineering, communication and information systems.

In addition, prospects for cooperation in the implementation of projects in the field of informatization and modernization of logistics services were discussed.