The train sent from Ukraine to bypass Russia, stuck in China — media
According to media reports citing the company’s research centre Zammler, after arriving at the destination — to the station of Dostyk on the border of Kazakhstan and China, the train is currently there, and on his return it is not.mtu.gov.ua
KYIV, Mar 28 — RIA Novosti Ukraine. Freight train sent from Ukraine to bypass Russia to deliver cargo «silk way», goes way back from China due to the lack of customers, writes the edition «Economic truth» with reference to the company’s research centre Zammler. 17 channel YoutubeВИДЕО. Taruta and Kononenko on the prospects of the «silk road»
Experimental flight, the container train of 20 wagons, went to the end of January from the port of Ilyichevsk on the route «Ukraine — Georgia — Azerbaijan — Kazakhstan — China» (through the Caspian and Black seas) — a new direction «silk road». It includes a ferry crossing of the Black and Caspian seas («Ilyichevsk — Batumi» and «Alyat — Aktau-Port»).
«The train was empty — no customers in the carriage, therefore, did not come out in reverse the route from China», — writes the edition.
According to «Economic truth», after arrival at the destination — to the station of Dostyk on the border of Kazakhstan and China, the train is currently there, and on his return it is not.
«The length of the route (train – ed.) was 15.5 days instead of the announced 11-12. And that under favorable conditions, when the train was drawn attention both in Ukraine and in the countries of Europe and Asia. Thanks to the agreements signed earlier train was no customs checks on the unified tariff «point to point», — writes the edition.
Russia since January 1 has suspended to Ukraine, the agreement on the CIS free trade zone and imposed customs duties to protect its market from an influx of duty-free goods from the EU. In addition, Ukraine introduced a grocery embargo for countries that supported anti-Russian sanctions. According to the decree of the President of Russia, cargo transportation from Ukraine to Kazakhstan via Russia will only be implemented from the territory of Belarus and subject to the availability of the GLONASS system. Ukraine said that transit of goods through Russia now effectively stopped, so Ukraine redirects its transit cargo transportation through the territory of Belarus is Russia.