Posted: 2 months ago

"Georgia is Ready to Transport Cargo from Central Asia to Europe"

Georgia and Kazakhstan plan to expand trade-economic and transport-logistical cooperation, - the Minister of Economy Levan Davitashvili and the Special Representative of the President of Kazakhstan for International Affairs Erzhan Kazikhanov discussed the details.

The parties agree that economic trends between the countries are characterized by growing dynamics, although the potential is much greater.

According to a release issued by the Ministry of Economy, the meeting noted that Georgia's transport infrastructure is as ready as possible to transport cargo to Kazakhstan and Central Asia in general.

The Kazakh side expressed interest in increasing the cargo turnover in the corridor to Georgia. It was noted that already in 2022 Kazakhstan plans to transport 2 to 3 million tons of oil through the Georgian corridor, in the coming years it is planned to further increase this figure.

The parties agreed to attract and serve the transportation of goods in the transport corridors through Georgia and Kazakhstan in the long run.

The meeting was also attended by Deputy Ministers of Economy and Sustainable Development Guram Guramishvili and Genadi Arveladze and General Director of JSC Georgian Railway Davit Peradze.