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Freight traffic of Lianyungang terminal – Dry port to increase

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In the course of a teleconference with the participation of the Leaders of two countries, the first trains with sea containers from the port of Lianyungang to Central Asia and Turkey through the territory of Kazakhstan were launched. A container traffic from Central Asia to Chengdu via the Altynkol-Khorgos border crossing was launched.

“Creation of a logistics and trade platform in the port of Lianyungang promotes the development of transport in the direction of Kazakhstan, Central Asia, the Persian Gulf countries, Turkey and Europe”, K. Alpysbayev said and suggested developing a joint plan for further measures to increase a cargo flow through the Lianyungang and Dry Port terminals.

The parties also discussed further measures to develop cooperation within the Dry Port project with the participation of the port of Lianyungang, COSCO Shipping Co Ltd and “KTZ”.

The SEZ “Khorgos – Eastern Gateway” has created special conditions for investments in the form of tax incentives, ready infrastructure and services for project support.

At the talks with Vice Governor of the People’s Government of Jiangsu Province Chen Zhenning the sides discussed the implementation of the Framework Agreement between the People’s Government of Jiangsu and “KTZ” on the development of the logistics and industrial zones of SEZ “Khorgos – Eastern Gateway”. The document was signed in August 2015 as part of the official meeting of two leaders in Beijing.

Source: Kazakhstan 2050

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