BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug. 19
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
The heads of the railways of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan will sign a memorandum on promoting the sustainable development of transit potential and environmental safety of railway transport of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union, Trend reports with reference to the press center of the Belarusian Railways.
According to the information, a delegation of the Belarusian Railways headed by the head of the Belarusian Railway Vladimir Morozov will take part in a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council, which will be held on August 19-20 in Cholpon-Ata (Kyrgyzstan).
It is reported that during the event it is planned to sign a memorandum aimed at developing the transport and logistics system of the EAEU, increasing the share of railways of the member states of the union in the global market of transport and logistics services, developing the Eurasian integration process and strengthening economic ties between the three countries.
Also, much attention will be paid to increasing the competitiveness of container transportation on Eurasian transit railway routes, including in the China - Europe - China traffic, thanks to the efficient functioning of the United Transport and Logistics Company (JSC UTLC ERA).
UTLC ERA JSC is an important integration project in the field of railway transport in the EAEU. The main goal of the company is the stable growth of transportation by organized container trains between China and Europe in transit on the railways of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan.
At the end of 2020, UTLC ERA increased the transportation of goods by rail in the China - Europe - China traffic by more than 11 times compared to 2015 - from 47,600 to 546,900 containers in TEU (in twenty-foot equivalent)
Also in Kyrgyzstan, meetings of the head of the Belarusian Railways are planned with the heads of the railways of Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of railway transport.
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