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Cargo Shipping in 1Q17 Marked 8.7 million Tons

In the first quarter of 2017 the volume of cargo transported in Georgia constituted 8.7 million tons. The  cargo shipping volume has not changed year on year. In the reporting period, seaports and sea terminals handled 4.3 million tons of cargo and 88.210 TEU containers, upturn year on year. Supsa …

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Opening Ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway (BTK) Will be Held in June

Opening Ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway (BTK) Will be Held in June

The opening ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway (BTK) will be held in late June, Turkish media cited the country’s Minister of Transport, Maritime and Communication Ahmet Arslan as saying. Arslan added that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will attend the ceremony. The minister stressed that diesel locomotives will transport cargo …

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Georgian Corridor Lost 6 mln t Cargos through the Last 4 Years

Georgian Corridor Lost 6 mln t Cargos through the Last 4 Years

Georgian corridor transferred cargo 38,3 million t in11 months of the previous year. According to Ministry of Economy, the decline is 4.4% y-o-y, while the corridor has lost 6,4 million t cargos comparing to January-November, 2012. Transport shipment is insignificantly grown up to 27,4 million t, however air shipment has …

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Fright Turnover of Georgian Airports is Grown by 129%

Fright Turnover of Georgian Airports is Grown by 129%

129% more fright is transferred by Georgian Airports in 2016. As of the statistic data published by Civil Aviation Agency, 34, 65 thousand t cargos have been transferred by Tbilisi International Airport in 2016. However, this figure has been 14, 88 thousand t in 2015. Respectively, the increase has made …

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Vietnam Got Interested in Cargo Transportation via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

Vietnam Got Interested in Cargo Transportation via the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway

Vietnam Railway got interested in railway corridors of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars and the North – South. News Agency Trend disseminates the news relaying on Anar Imanova, ambassador of Azerbaijan. “It is essential to distinguish importance of transport projects, including the” North-South “and the Baku – Tbilisi – Kars, which implementation is underway …

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Azerbaijan Removes Taxes on Transshipment of Transit Goods

Azerbaijan Removes Taxes on Transshipment of Transit Goods

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree on application of the “Law on Amending Tax Code of Azerbaijan” adopted by the country’s parliament September 30. The amendments stipulate removing the value added tax (VAT) for the goods transshipment services directly related to transit cargo transportation. The VAT rate in Azerbaijan …

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German Deutsche Bahn to Launch Cargo Transit via Georgian Corridor

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Deutsche Bahn will launch cargo transit via Georgian corridor. The first test train of 41 containers will pass South-West route in late November, the Trend.az news portal reports based on meeting between representatives of Georgian and Azerbaijani railway companies and Deutsche Bahn executive director. The train will be off from Romania, …

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Georgia Sets Preferential Tariff on Kazakh Cargo Transit

Georgia Sets Preferential Tariff on Kazakh Cargo Transit

Georgia, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan have reached agreement on preferential tariffs for Kazakh cargo transit in the TransCaspian corridor. The agreement was reached at the meeting of TransCaspian International Transport Route Coordination Committee in Astana. A part of Kazakh export cargo, including cereals, oil products and nonferrous metals will enjoy preferential tariffs …

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Sulaberidze: Cargo Volume form China Will be a Big Surprise by the Next Year

Sulaberidze: Cargo Volume form China Will be a Big Surprise by the Next Year

Fitch’s assessment is relevant, – Levan Sulaberidze, head of “Trans Caucasus Terminal”, subsidiary company of “Georgian Railway”, responds so placement of Georgian Railways JSC’s of ‘BB-‘ on Rating Watch Negative. Sulaberidze noted with TV-company Maestro, that reduction of cargo turnover is caused by ongoing processes in the region through 2 …

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Georgian Cargo Airline Obtains EASA Authorization

Another Georgian airline has obtained a permit of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Georgian cargo airline TCA has obtained an air safety joint permit as part of the non-EU member countries airline authorization process  (EU safety authorization for foreign air operators – PART-TCO) from EASA. The permit authorizes the …

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Transport Experts Expect Cargo Turnover Growth in Georgia

Transport Experts Expect Cargo Turnover Growth in Georgia

According to “Research Centre of Transport Corridor”, cargo flow might be grown in Georgia. Paata Tsagareishvili, director of the centre has noted about it to TV-company “Imedi” and declared, that “Georgian Railway” managed objectively to adjust to the transport-railway market. “Special, i.e. preferential tariffs are imposed on 28 types of …

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