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04.03.2015

International Investment Forum "Silk Road": the creation of new opportunities of logistics for trade between Asia and Europe

General Director of the Union of Transport of Kazakhstan “KAZLOGISTICS” Almagambetov K. E participated in the International Investment Forum “Silk Road”: creating new opportunities of logistics trade between Asia and Europe “(Dubai (UAE).

The organizer of this Forum was JSC “National Company” Kazaқstantemіr Joly “with the assistance of the global marine terminal operator DP World. It was attended by leaders and representatives of more than 100 of the largest logistics companies and organizations from 15 countries.

During the investment forum discussed important projects to develop transport and logistics system and the implementation of the transit potential of Kazakhstan with the participation of foreign investors. There were expert estimates, according to which the projected increase in the volume of trade in the region with 800 billion US dollars in 2014 to 1.2 trillion US dollars in 2020, and the volume of freight traffic in communication between China and Europe — up to 170 million tons.

As part of the investment forum Kazakh delegation visited the free economic zone “Jebel Ali.” SEZ “Jebel Ali” is under the control of the world global operator “DP World”. Here, on the territory of more than 40 thousand square meters there are more than 9,000 companies operating in the mode of absence of taxes and customs duties, capital controls and the distribution of income, the ability to attract labor from abroad.

During the forum in Dubai were also held bilateral meetings with the heads of large transport and logistics companies in the world. Issues of cooperation in the transport and logistics sector were discussed with the regional director of logistics in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Hewlett-Packard, Mr. Ronald Kleyvitom, secretary of the party organization, deputy chairman of LLC “GC port of Lianyungang” Zhou Wenjun, president of the PTB PerseInternationalForwardingLtd Parviz Gholam, Chairman of the Board of Directors InterRailHoldingAG Hans Reinhard, Chairman of the Board “VPALogistics” Vytautas Paulus, Director General of Klaipeda State Seaport Authority Arvydas Vaitkus, Vice-President of Railways in Iran H.Ashuri, representatives EtihadRailPJSC (in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture) and Agthiaagriculture, a number of other investors.

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DP World Group (Dubai Port World)

It has representative offices in more than 65 marine terminals in six continents, including new projects in India, Africa, Europe and the Middle East.

Work on the container transport is a key focus of the company’s business and more than a third of total revenue. In 2014 total turnover amounted to more than 60 million TEUs. By 2020, turnover is expected to increase to more than 100 million TEUs.

In DP World the team of about 32 thousand experienced and professional enthusiasts works worldwide.

The company constantly invests in terminal infrastructure, facilities and staff to provide quality services today and in the future — at the time and in the place where it requires its clients.

Using the customer-oriented approach, DP World provides customers with top-level service. The flagship of the company is the FEZ “Jebel Ali” in Dubai, which has been selected as the “best port in the Middle East” for the next 20 years.

In “Jebel Ali” is made more than 25% of the gross domestic products in Emirate in Dubai. FEZ has an extensive terminal network in 25 countries around the world. The total cargo area in the past year amounted to more than 60 million TEUs. FEZ turnover through last year was more than $ 300 billion.

In accordance with the previously signed agreement between DP World and KTZh, international logistics operator provides management consulting services for the development of special economic zone “Khorgos — Eastern Gate” and the Aktau port, as well as creating new logistics solutions for global companies. At the same time at the end of last year, a large group of DP World has conducted research activities of the Aktau port and made more than 90 recommendations to improve various business units of the port. Implementation of the recommendations is already reflected in the operations. The port of Aktau is a modern dynamic system with logistic orientation.

The press service of the Union of Transport of Kazakhstan “KAZLOGISTICS”



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