The volume of transit container traffic in the period from January to October 2020 in connection with China increased significantly: in the direction China-Europe by 77% (total 306 thousand TEU), Europe-China by 28% (131.5 thousand TEU), China – Europe – China by 59% (437.9 thousand TEU). These data were announced by the Secretary General of the CCTT, Mr. Gennady Bessonov, at the XVIII International Conference "Transport Services Market: Interaction and Partnership".
The CCTT participated in the regular UPU-Rail Forum on international postal item transportation issues in rail and multimodal connections, which took place on December 6, 2021, in a format of videoconference under the aegis of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) and chaired by China Post.
VII CCTT Business Forum "Transsib in the Euro-Asian Transportation System: New Opportunities and Perspectives" was held on November 24, 2021 in the format of videoconference.
The forum was organized by the International Coordinating Council on Trans-Eurasian Transportation (CCTT) and the Association of Trans-Siberian Intermodal Operators of Japan (TSIOAJ). The forum was supported by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan (MLIT), the Russian Trade Representation in Tokyo and the Japanese Association of Trade with Russia and Newly Independent States (ROTOBO). The Forum purpose is to inform Japanese cargo owners and transport-logistics companies on the advantages of cargo transportation from/to Japan via Trans-Siberian mainline.