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02.03.2015

An official visit of General Director of STC “KAZLOGISTCS” in China

On February 24, 2015 in Beijing was the meeting of the Deputy Chairman of China Communications Transport Association Mr. Wang Dêrong and the General Director of the Union of Transport of Kazakhstan “KAZLOGISTICS” Almagambetov K. E on coordination and problem-solving to increase transit between countries.

The meeting was held in Beijing in order to support the concept put forward by the Government of China on the joint creation of an economic zone of the Silk Road, the New Economic Policy “Nurly Jol”, voiced by the President of RK in his annual address to the people of Kazakhstan.

The two sides exchanged information on the results of the first meeting of representatives of the Parties, held December 15, 2014 in Astana.

The General Director Almagambetov K.E informed that on May 21-22 this year in Astana will be held the III International Transport and Logistics Business Forum “Kazakhstan — New Silk Road”. In this connection, the Kazakh side invites Chinese side and interested transport and logistics companies of China to take part in this event.

As a result of the meeting the Parties discussed the barriers to the further growth of container traffic from China to / through Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan to / through China. Particular attention was paid to the development of container traffic in the direction of China-Georgia, China — Turkey.

During the official visit to China, the General Director of STK “KAZLOGISTICS” also took part in the launching ceremony of the first international container train “Lyanyungan — Central Asia”.

It is worth noting that the joint Kazakh-Chinese terminal in the port city of Lianyungang is an initiative of the President of Kazakhstan N.A Nazarbayev. The work of transport and logistics terminal is aimed at increasing the export-import and transit potential of Kazakhstan.

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The Union of Transport of Kazakhstan “KAZLOGISTICS” is a union of transport and logistics organizations and associations of Kazakhstan, which is the focal point of public transport logistics, global transit potential of Kazakhstan and the synergy of all modes of transport. The objectives of the Union of Transport of Kazakhstan “KAZLOGISTICS” is the interaction with public authorities on the development of transport and logistics system (TLS) and the development of public-private partnership, participation in the development of legislative and regulatory acts, support members KAZLOGISTICS in the implementation of projects in the field of transport services , the development of multimodal transportation in the region, assistance in the implementation of innovations in the field of logistics, as well as assistance in the promotion and integration of Kazakhstan into the world TLS transport system. To date, the actual members of the union are 550 companies, which include Globalink Logistics Group, LLP IEC “Transistema”, JSC “Kedentransservice”, “Kaztransservice”, JSC “Kaztemirtrans”, JSC “Kazpost” JSC “Air Astana”, JSC MEC “ATASU”, JSC “Airline “SCAT”, LLP “ETK- Trans”, JSC Istkomtrans, KAO, BUT LE” APMT “and so on. The founders are JSC” NC “KTZ” KazAPO, Casati, ANEK, “KTZ -Express”

Chinese Transportation Association (CCTA) is the largest trade association that brings together associations of all kinds of transport in China. The conference was attended by Vice-President of the Association, ex-Minister of Transport of China — Professor Wang Dêrong

Economic Belt of Silk Way covers 40 countries with a population of 3 billion. And connect the Asia-Pacific region and Europe. At the 25th plenary session of the Foreign Investors Council under the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, said: “Kazakhstan has to revive its historical role and become the largest business transit hub of Central Asia, a bridge between Europe and Asia.” In turn, the Chinese President Xi Jinping visited 6-8 September this year; Kazakhstan has called for a state visit, the parties concerned to remove barriers to facilitate trade and investment. He also noted that China and Kazakhstan need to create an “economic corridor of the Silk Road.” Even more than 2 thousand years ago, the Chinese Han Dynasty envoy twice traveled to Kazakhstan on a mission of peace and friendship. These trips were the expansion of friendly contacts between China and Central Asia, opening the routes of the Silk Road from east to west, from Asia to Europe.

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



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