Cargo from Russia through Azerbaijan almost doubles this year

Source: Azerbaijan RailwaysAzerbaijan Railways

Transit of cargo from Russia via Azerbaijan increased by 98 per cent since the beginning of the year. This was revealed by Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ali Asadov during a recently held meeting with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. These transit volumes can largely be attributed to the rising popularity of the International North South Transport Corridor (INSTC).

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Author: Majorie van Leijen

Majorie van Leijen is the editor-in-chief of, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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