26 February 2017

Kazakh and Uzbek railways create favorable tariff conditions

22 February, in Tashkent, in the framework of the upcoming 16th session of the Joint intergovernmental Commission on bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, the President of JSC "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" Kanat Alpysbayev has held talks with the heads of JSC “O’zbekiston temir yo’llari”.

The sides discussed issues of further development of cooperation on railway transport sector.

In 2016 were noted the positive dynamics of growth of cargo transportation by railway transport between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The volume of traffic amounted to 19 million tons.

During the meeting was reached Agreement on granting discounts on tariffs for export transportation of Kazakhstani grain and flour, Kazakhstani goods in refrigerated 45 ft. containers, transit transportation of Uzbek fruits and vegetables and other agricultural products via the territory of Kazakhstan.

Representative of both countries discussed the possibility of organizing the Uzbek export and import transportation through the ports of Aktau and Kuryk on Trans-Caspian international transport route (TITR).

Following the meeting JSC "KTZ–Freight transportation" and JSC “O’zbekiston temir yo’llari” signed an Agreement on electronic exchange of data on goods imported into the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the volume of the consignment note and accompanying commercial documents.

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