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Loading of grain for export increased by 7%, flour - by 32% - "Kazakhstan temirzholy"
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 09:53

Kazakhstan in January-September 2017 increased the volume of export freight by rail by 12%, import - by 19%, the press service of JSC "KTZH - Cargo transportation" reported.

According to the report of KTZ, in nine months the volume of cargo transportation by railways in Kazakhstan grew by 11%. The growth of loading was noted for all the main nomenclature cargoes, including for grain - by 17% and flour - by 16%. At the same time, grain loading for export increased by 7%, flour - by 32% to the plan.

Recall, as previously reported the IA “Kazakh-Zerno”, the Ministry of Agriculture increased the forecast for the export of Kazakh grain to 9 million tons.

Also in the reporting period, shipments of Kazakhstani cargo to the railways of Kyrgyzstan increased by 24%, China by 19% and Russia by 12%. In the opposite direction, the greatest growth was achieved at border crossings with China - 26%, Russia - 19% and Uzbekistan - 16%.

By sea, the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route for the first nine months of this year handled 62% more cargo than during the same period in 2016.

At the border railway station Bolashak, the eastern branch of the international transport corridor North-South, there is an increase of 85%.

In January-September, two-fold growth of organized container trains by the Europe-China communication was preserved, and cargo transportation in containers in the opposite direction - China-Europe increased 1.6 times.

"The main increase in the volume of transit traffic falls on the direction of Chengdu-Dostyk-Lodz," according to KTZ.




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