Topic: Investment

CKU line to cost Kyrgyzstan 8 billion dollars

Kyrgyzstan will need to spend 8 billion dollars on the China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan (CKU) rail line. Funding is the main obstacle to the construction of the route. Kyrgyzstan has not yet been able to find enough money...Read more
|Comment|author: Dennis van der Laan

Vietnam might connect to Kazakhstan with new terminals

Vietnam could potentially develop multiple new intermodal terminals in Kazakhstan, according to a recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) and the Vietnamese investment group Sovico. Yerzhan Nauruzbayev, director of KTZ Business...Read more
|Comment|author: Chengfan Zhao
Lineas freight train. Photo credit: Rob Dammers

20 million for Lineas to implement new strategy

The French investment fund Argos Wityu and the Belgian government are investing an additional 20 million euros in rail freight operator Lineas. Both were already shareholders of the company and they responded to the quest...Read more
|Comment|author: Simone van der Lee

G7 and EU plan a new BRI in the making?

The G7, the big leaders of the world, and the EU have pledged to raise 600 billion US dollars (634.56 billion euros) over five years to finance needed infrastructure in developing countries. In the west,...Read more
|1 comment|author: Majorie van Leijen