Posts tagged ‘Baltic States’

15. Marin Hili, Baltic Container Terminal Ltd. EXCELLENT BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES.

            Baltic Container Terminal Limited (BCT) is a privately owned container terminal operating within Free Zone of Riga Freeport. BCT today is one of the biggest container terminals in the Baltics in terms of container throughput thanks, in part, to its status as the leading entry point from the Baltic states to the important Russian and European markets.

            Riga has traditionally been considered as the Western end of the Trans-Siberian Railway. BCT is positioning itself as the Gateway via Latvia to act as a main distribution center in the Baltic Region. The western style of management being adopted is ensuring the highest productivity levels in the region. This ensures smooth running of operations guaranteeing cost effectiveness and safety. Moreover BCT enjoys a very harmonious relationship with its workforce and no industrial disruptions are experienced.

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8. Kamaliyev B.S., Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan. About Cooperation of Kazakhstan and Latvia in the Field of Transport.

Currently the Republic of Kazakhstan keeps active and mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of transport with the countries of the Baltic States, including the Republic of Latvia.

In 2010, cargo turnover between Kazakhstan and Latvia was 37.4 million United States dollars, that is 1.4 times more than in 2009 (26.7 million US dollars), including exports – 13.7 million US dollars, import – 23.7 million US dollars.

In 2010 the volume of transported cargo was 320 657.1 tons, almost 1.5 times more in comparison with the indicators of 2009 (216 700.1 tons), including 93 954.9 in the import transport and 226 702.3 tons in the export transport.

Most cargoes are transported by rail. In 2010 the railway carried 280 845.0 tons and 8 873.4 were carried by road transport.

The main nomenclature of transported cargo is following: iron scrap, products of animal and vegetable origin, products of the chemical industry, fertilizers, cotton, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and items made thereof, oil, wood, etc.

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