New China to Europe super border crossing opens

Kazakhstan and China have opened a new border crossing to boost transport and trade along the new Western China to Western Europe 8,445 km expressway – part of China’s Belt and Road project.


First China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan TIR transport cuts cost of trade

This week’s TIR transit linking China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan marks China’s first inbound TIR customs transit operation, offering savings of up to USD 500 on each shipment and improving transport facilitation along a key Belt and Road corridor.


Russia and Latvia are to test e-CMR

The Ministries of Transport from Latvia and Russia have endorsed an e-CMR pilot project between the two countries – as a first step towards a fully digital transport and transit system – during meetings at the International Transport Forum annual summit in Leipzig.