The transport sector of Kazakhstan is an important part of the Eurasian transcontinental bridge
At a meeting in Astana with participation of representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Kazakhstan, discussed the role of the transport and logistics sector of Kazakhstan in the development of Eurasian transcontinental bridge.
During the round table Vice-President of JSC NC KTZ Erkin Zhusanbaev informed about the initiatives aimed at the development of transport and logistics complex of the country, the business strategy of the Company, growth in the segment of transit and multimodal services. E. Zhusanbaev told about large-scale projects implemented by the Company in the pairing programs Nurly Zhol and the Economic zone of Silk Road.
Full cycle of logistics services provides a joint Kazakh-Chinese terminal in the port of Lianyungang. SEZ Khorgos � Eastern gates provides wide opportunities for the organization of production and distribution centre of goods to the markets of the Eurasian Union countries, Central Asia and the Caspian States. All conditions are created for business development in the SEZ Khorgos � Eastern gates and ICBC.
Vice-President of JSC “NC “KTZ” also spoke about the development of littoral infrastructure and Maritime fleet in the Caspian sea. Completed the expansion of port Aktau in the Northern direction. Until the end of the year will be introduced the first starting complex of the ferry complex in Kuryk port.
“It will allow to increase Kazakhstan’s capacity on transshipment on the Caspian sea from 16 to 24 million tons per year by 2018,” – said E. Zhusanbaev.
JSC “NC “KTZ” is actively developing international corridors passing through the territory of Kazakhstan. Established a legal framework for transportation different types of transportation on a single bill of lading.
“We are ready to provide all complex of services on transportation of cargoes in container trains from China to Europe through the countries of the EEU, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Turkey, Central Asia and the Persian Gulf States. The delivery time will be reduced from 45-60 days to 10-15 days,” said E. Zhusanbaev.
Source: Kazakhstan Temir Zholy