Kazakhstan and Indian logistics companies explore transport cooperation

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ASTANA (TCA) — Representatives of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy national railways company (KTZ) among other 30 Kazakhstan’s companies took part in the meeting of Kazakhstan-India Business Council in New Delhi, KTZ press office reported on February 28.

Within the framework of the event, which was attended by more than 100 Indian companies, the delegation of KTZ Express (a KTZ subsidiary) held meetings with leaders of local transport and logistics companies, port operators, owners of container terminals in Delhi and the ports of Mundra and Mumbai.

The Indian side was informed about the possibilities of the transport and logistics complex of Kazakhstan, about activities of the network logistics centers, key points of consolidation and distribution of cargo flows on the Eurasian continent. The joint Kazakh-Chinese terminal in the port of Lianyungang, the dry port of Khorgos on the border of Kazakhstan and China, and the Caspian ports in the west of Kazakhstan are the most important logistics centers.

It was noted that due to the implementation of large infrastructure and logistics projects by Kazakhstan and the countries of the region, a new architecture of transcontinental transport corridors of Eurasia is being formed.

In meetings with representatives of the largest Indian logistics companies, All Cargo Logistics LTD and International Cargo Terminals & Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd., the sides discussed the use of transport potential between Kazakhstan and India, taking into account the development of the North-South corridor.

They also considered opportunities to form an efficient supply chain for ensuring commodity flows between India and the largest markets of Central Asia.

Sergey Kwan

TCA