Shahin Mustafayev: Volume of cargo transportations through North-South corridor increases by over 60% this year

Shahin Mustafayev: Volume of cargo transportations through North-South corridor increases by over 60% this year
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  • calendar-gray 09 December 2019

The volume of cargo transportations through North-South transport corridor increases year by year, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Prime Minister, Co-Chairman of Azerbaijani-Russian Intergovernmental Economic Commission Shahin Mustafayev said in a statement to journalists, "APA-Economics" reports.

He stated that while the volume of cargo transportations increased by 8 times at a maximum last year, the growth during the past period of this year surpassed 60%: "Over 200 thousand tons of cargo are transported annually already".

The Deputy Prime Minister added that currently the delivery to ports of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey of the goods from Russia’s territory was implemented currently using the new North-West corridor: "The volume of goods transported through the above-mentioned transport corridor during the past period of this year has increased by more than 50%".

Huseyn Veliyev

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