Representatives of the transport sector of Georgia, Belarus, Azerbaijan and Ukraine agreed to create a working group that optimizes tariffs for the transport of goods by rail and sea from China to Europe. It is reported by Kommersant.
Georgia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, and Ukraine agree to optimize freight rates
“The working group will include specialists from specific industries. Today, in reality, the ports have their own tariffs, the railroad has their own. We must combine private and public services under one platform and switch to transporting goods without documents, only using computer information, which ultimately as a result, it will reduce transportation time by at least 20%, and will also optimize costs in the corridor. An agreement has been reached so far with Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Belarus, “Akaki Sagirashv, deputy head of the Georgian Ministry of Economy, quotes TASS. Is.
A. Sagirashvili didn’t give specific deadlines for the start of the work of the working group, but expressed hope that Bulgaria, Romania and Kazakhstan would join the initiative in the near future.