Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of logistics
A meeting was held in Kazakhstan between the Chairman of the Board of “Kazakhstan Railways”JSC Nurlan Sauranbayev and the Chairman of “Azerbaijan Railways”CJSC Javid Gurbanov.
Discussions on the further development of multimodal transportation along the Trans-Caspian international transport route were held at the meeting. The parties stressed the need to increase capacity on this route and reduce transit time.
At the end of the meeting, the heads of the railway structures of the two countries signed an agreement on cooperation in the implementation of joint projects in the logistics field.
It should be noted that the volume of transportation along the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route for 2021 amounted to 586.2 thousand tons, container transportation – 25,270 thousand TEU. In January-March 2022, 266.3 thousand tons of cargo were transported along this route, which is 123% more than the same period last year. Container traffic amounted to 5847 TEU. This is 19% more than in January-March last year.