Russian Railways set an ambitious aim for 2020 — to bring the volume of transit to 750 thousand containers. At the same time, it is planned to reach 6 million units in container traffic. Alevtina Kirillova, project manager for the development of export logistics of JSC Russian Export Center, speak about the challenges that the container transportation market faces and what measures should be applied to develop transit flows.
COVID-19 will likely affect trade more profoundly than any other recent crisis. The extent of the disruption will vary by commodity, trade lane, and mode of transport, and it will be steered by local differences in the crisis’s severity
The transport and logistics infrastructure of the Kaliningrad region, together with the favorable geographical location of the region, special business conditions, customs privileges and tax preferences for residents of the Special Economic Zone, creates possibilities for the uninterrupted movement of goods and the dynamic development of international trade relations.