Baku, February 12, AZERTAC
The second freight train from Ukraine consisting of 32 cars, which joined the Trans-Caspian International Transport Corridor, has arrived today morning at Baku International Sea Trade Port. According to Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, the cargo consists of food and drugs. The train on route Ukraine - Georgia - Azerbaijan - Kazakhstan – China, officially known as Trans-Caucasus-Asia transport corridor or New Silk Road, left the Ukrainian port of Illichivsk on Jan. 15 and arrived in China on Jan. 31. One car from the Baku port will be sent to Aktau, and the rest 31 wagons will be sent to Turkmenbashi.
On January 14, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Georgia signed a protocol on the establishment of preferential tariffs for cargo transportation on this transport route.