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32. Adrians Davis, Chairman of the Board, Joint Stock Company Latvijas Gaze.


Our objective is to strengthen JSC Latvijas Gāze’s position as a leader in the Latvian fuel market, by increasing the availability of natural gas, promoting the variety of its consumption, and ensuring Latvia with one of the most stable natural gas supplies in Europe.


Our vision is to transform Latvia into one of Europe’s largest natural-gas storage centers, utilizing our country’s unique geological formations.

Our mission is to contribute to the Baltic region’s economy, by ensuring the safety of energy supply, the development of the sector, and competitive pricing.


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12. A.Sivak, Chief of the Belorussian Railway. Belorussian Railway as a Reliable Link that Ensures Cargo Transit Between Europe and Asia.

Steady and effective functioning of Pan-European transport system is one of the necessary conditions for the development of the states economies. Belarus Republic, being a key transit country has a transportation system connecting Russia with  countries of Asian-Pacific Ocean region and countries of the European Union, pays increased attention to questions of international collaboration in the area of cargo and passenger transport organization.

Belorussian railway is a modern and well developed transport system having length of 5.5 thousand kilometers and carrying about 75% of all republic cargo transportation and more than 50% passenger transportation. It is the most effective, reliable and popular means of transport and, furthermore, it possesses necessary infrastructure that has sufficient reserves of spacing and carrying ability.  Belorussian railway is located at joint of railroads of different track width and is a unique transport bridge, which connects Europe and Asia. 

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4. A.Gerasimenko, Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus. Cooperation Between Belarus and Latvia in the Transit Area

Belarus remains one of the most important partners of Latvia in the transit area. Belarusian goods take second place in transit of cargo volumes by rail and transshipment in ports. For our country Latvia with its system of railway communication and advanced port infrastructure was, is and will be one of the most important partners in the market of international transport, including the framework of the Eurasian transport corridor.

Two trans-European transport corridors go through the territory of Belarus, their total length is 1520 km. More than one million transit cargo vehicles are passing them annually.

With a view to increase the attractiveness of the Belarusian directions in the development of the European Union’s trade with Asian countries Belarus is actively working on the establishment of a modern logistics infrastructure. It is planned that it will serve the trade flows in the direction from the EU to Russia, Kazakhstan, and China. Great opportunities of transit potential of the Republic of Belarus are opened by its membership in the Customs Union and the ongoing work on the establishment of a single economic space of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan.

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2. Hu Yeshun, Ambassador of the PRC. Join Hands to strengthen theVibrant Cooperation between China and Europe.

 The Publishment of the new edition of the book “Latvia- the Heart of the Baltics” is a clear indication that the Eurasian economic cooperations enjoy bright future and have drawn ever-growing attention from the business world. All the participants have been and will continue to be benefitted through the development of cooperation.

The economic cooperation and cultural exchanges between Asia and Europe have a rich history which can be dated back thousands years. Functioning as the international passageway between Asia and Europe, the Eurasia Continental Bridge enjoys many favorable conditions of crossing vast lands, large spaces, and rich natural resources. It has been playing a significant role in developing the complementary economic relations and strengthening the regional cooperation among the countries and regions along the corridor. Sometimes the Eurasia Continental Bridge is called “the New Silk Road” because it is reproducing the brilliance of the ancient Silk Road. The corridor will provide more opportunities for extending and deepening exchanges and cooperation in trade, economy, technology and culture, and further improve the economic development and prosperity of Asia and Europe.

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