Cargo Transport from Uzbekistan to EU Countries via Latvia


According to the Ministry of Transport of Uzbekistan’s press service reports, Uzbekistan and Latvia have agreed to develop road freight transportation through Latvian ports.

The decision followed discussions by the Uzbek-Latvian Joint Commission on International Road Transportation on issues related to trade development, economic relations, and increasing the volume of international cargo transportation.

In a statement welcoming the move, the Ministry of Transport of Uzbekistan announced, “Today, the importance of the route passing through Latvian ports is growing and expanding trade relations between Uzbekistan and EU countries. In this regard, the meeting focused on the effective utilization of  Latvia’s port infrastructure potential. Head of the Public Transport Department of the Latvian Ministry of Transport Annija Novikova has expressed readiness to provide comprehensive assistance in creating favorable conditions for national carriers of Uzbekistan within the framework of cooperation,”

During the meeting, the parties agreed to provide special permits for organizing cargo transportation by road through Latvian ports and established a quota of permits for 2024.