General Director of the Union of Transport of Kazakhstan “KAZLOGISTICS” Almagambetov K. E participated in the International Investment Forum “Silk Road”: creating new opportunities of logistics trade between Asia and Europe “(Dubai (UAE)
The organizer of this Forum was JSC “National Company” Kaza?stantemіr Joly “with the assistance of the global marine terminal operator DP World. It was attended by leaders and representatives of more than 100 of the largest logistics companies and organizations from 15 countries.
During the investment forum discussed important projects to develop transport and logistics system and the implementation of the transit potential of Kazakhstan with the participation of foreign investors. There were expert estimates, according to which the projected increase in the volume of trade in the region with 800 billion US dollars in 2014 to 1.2 trillion US dollars in 2020, and the volume of freight traffic in communication between China and Europe — up to 170 million tons.
As part of the investment forum Kazakh delegation visited the free economic zone “Jebel Ali.” SEZ “Jebel Ali” is under the control of the world global operator “DP World”. Here, on the territory of more than 40 thousand square meters there are more than 9,000 companies operating in the mode of absence of taxes and customs duties, capital controls and the distribution of income, the ability to attract labor from abroad.
During the forum in Dubai were also held bilateral meetings with the heads of large transport and logistics companies in the world. Issues of cooperation in the transport and logistics sector were discussed with the regional director of logistics in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Hewlett-Packard, Mr. Ronald Kleyvitom, secretary of the party organization, deputy chairman of LLC “GC port of Lianyungang” Zhou Wenjun, president of the PTB PerseInternationalForwardingLtd Parviz Gholam, Chairman of the Board of Directors InterRailHoldingAG Hans Reinhard, Chairman of the Board “VPALogistics” Vytautas Paulus, Director General of Klaipeda State Seaport Authority Arvydas Vaitkus, Vice-President of Railways in Iran H.Ashuri, representatives EtihadRailPJSC (in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture) and Agthiaagriculture, a number of other investors.