Shippers and their service providers exiting the China-Europe rail route through Russia has slammed the brakes on a trade lane that expanded by almost 30 percent in 2021.
06 Feb 2018
The improving economies of Central Asia are pushing up demand for rail freight across Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.
13 Jun 2017
Globalink Logistics has been named as the forwarder partnering with Kerry Logistics in a Central Asia-wide joint venture to capitalize on rising volumes through the China-Europe rail corridor.
28 Apr 2016
The government of Ukraine plans to significantly reduce tariffs on container shipments via the trans-Caspian international transport route.
18 Feb 2016
The government of Kazakhstan expects container traffic via the Khorgos-Eastern Gate dry port to rise by 200,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units this year due to its location on the China-Europe rail route, which is growing in popularity with shippers, according to an official spokesperson of JSC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, Kazakhstan’s national railway.
25 Aug 2015
China and Kazakhstan are working to more than double containerized rail traffic bound for Europe via the launch of the Trans-Caspian international transport route connecting China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey.
06 Aug 2015
The latest multimodal option introduced to the One Belt, One Road trade initiative linking China and Europe comes from the Caspian Sea port of Baku in Azerbaijan that this week greeted the arrival of its first block train.
04 Aug 2015
Shippers moving containerized cargo between China and Central Europe and Central Asia can soon tap a new transport corridor connecting China, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan via rail and a new seaport in the Azeri capital of Baku.
30 Jun 2015
Kazakhstan’s national rail operator and DHL Global Forwarding have signed a memorandum of understanding that will provide the logistics operator with additional block trains on the fast-developing land bridge between China and Europe.
15 Jun 2015
The creation of a containerized rail operator by the Eurasian Customs Union is aimed at capitalizing on growing volume moving between Europe and Asia.
07 Apr 2015
The term “One Belt One Road” has invaded reports on China trade over the past few weeks, with Beijing officials rarely missing a chance to extol the virtues of the regional initiative that brings together the Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road developments aimed at linking China with Europe and Africa, and the countries in between.