Azerbaijan agrees with 3 countries on preferential tariffs for cargo traffic (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 14
Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Ukraine signed a protocol on setting competitive preferential tariffs for cargo transportation via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route.
The protocol was signed by Javid Gurbanov, the head of Azerbaijani Railways CJSC, Askar Mamin, the head of Kazakhstan Railways JSC, Mamuka Bakhtadze, the head of Georgian Railway JSC and Oleksandr Zavgorodniy, the Acting Chairman of Board of Ukrainian Railways JSC.
The document was signed at a meeting in Baku Jan. 14.-->
Taleh Ziyadov, the director general of the Baku International Sea Trade Port and Rauf Valiyev, the head of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, also attended the meeting.
The document envisages setting the competitive preferential tariffs for cargo transportation via the Trans-Caspian route, carrying out comprehensive measures to facilitate the movement of trains via the route, and increasing cargo turnover.