By 2020 Kazakhstan plans to enter the top 40 countries with the best logistics climate

04 August 2016, 23:56
Фото: Официальный сайт Премьер-Министра РК

Kazakhstan sets the task to enter the top 40 countries with the best logistics climate by 2020, to move  from 77th to 40th place for four years.

"Creating high-quality transport,logistics infrastructure and the implementation of a flexible tariff policy, as well as strengthening partnerships with market participants  has improved the quality of transport services and the position of Kazakhstan in the international logistics rankings from 88th to 77th place out of 160. This is the best result among CIS countries. We set the goal to enter the top 40 countries with the best logistics climate, "  the president of JSC "NC " Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" Askar Mamin noted during the solemn meeting dedicated to the Day of transport workers.

According to him, currently the company holds policy of expanding the capacity of the backbone of the railway network, the network of roads, creating the necessary logistics infrastructure,  transcontinental routes from the Pacific Ocean to the Persian Gulf and the Baltic States, building the Navy of Kazakhstan.

"For the first 22 months of operation on new railway lines Zhezkazgan - Beineu and Arkalyk - Shubarkol 15.7 million tons were passed, or nearly 8 thousand freight trains,"  Mamin said.