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Freight transportation between Kazakhstan and Turkey will be simplified

Kazakhstan
Turkiye
Supply Chain Management
Regulation & Compliances
Published Apr 20, 2024

Tridge summary

Satzhan Ablaliev, the Vice Minister of Transport of Kazakhstan, has introduced a draft law in the Senate for the ratification of a bilateral agreement with Turkey aimed at simplifying and enhancing international combined transport of goods. This agreement focuses on facilitating freight transportation through road, rail, and waterways, including regular rail-ferry operations on the Caspian Sea, improved railway and transit services, and streamlined customs procedures. It is anticipated to significantly reduce the cargo delivery time from China to Europe via the Trans-Caspian international transport route to 19-23 days, effectively doubling the current speed. Additionally, a Joint Committee for Transportation Development will be established to oversee the agreement's implementation and further boost the efficiency and quality of transit transportation. The ratification process is underway in both Kazakhstan and Turkey, highlighting a mutual commitment to bolstering trade and economic cooperation.
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Original content

Vice Minister of Transport of Kazakhstan Satzhan Ablaliev presented in the Senate of Parliament a draft Law on the ratification of the Agreement between the governments of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Turkey on international combined transport of goods, reports the press service of the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Kazakhstan. As noted, the draft law is aimed at simplifying freight transportation using various modes of transport and developing trade and economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and Turkey. “Ratification of the agreement will increase the volume of cargo transportation between the two countries by road, rail and water transport,” commented the vice minister. According to Satzhan Ablaliev, the document provides for regular rail-ferry operations on the Caspian Sea, the provision of appropriate connections and transit services on railway lines connecting states, in particular for international container block trains, and also determines the ...
Source: Agrosektor
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