On October 18, 2021, Gennady Bessonov, Secretary General of the CCET, participated in the Global Economic Development and Security Conference at the Boao Forum
In his intervention he highlighted the importance of environmentally friendly, reliable, high quality and sustainable transport links for the achievement of the SDGs: "Many Asian countries are landlocked and the development of international transport corridors has become a key driver of development, a way to effectively integrate into global production networks and supply chains. The most important impulse to the formation and practical implementation of ITC in Eurasia was given by the EAEU and China, which confirmed the desire to strengthening of ties between the Eurasian integration processes and the formation of the Silk Road Economic Belt".
Gennady Bessonov drew the participants' attention to the core role of railroads in Eurasian transport corridors. Using the advantages of rail connections, multimodal transport products using maritime services in the Far East and the Baltic Sea are developing.
The engaged and substantive dialogue on the CCTT platform among the representatives of all the countries participating in the supply chain allows not only to exchange best practices, but also to timely identify emerging problems and work out ways to solve them. "We highly appreciate the participation of Chinese companies in the work of the CCTT, we appreciate that their work is very productive. At the same time, we are open to other organizations of the transport and logistics industry, which will make the range of Trans-Eurasian transport services more diverse," - said the Secretary-General of the CCTT.
He also noted that in order to maintain existing growth trends in rail and multimodal Trans-Eurasian transportation, it is important to continue giving priority attention to the development of transport infrastructure, the introduction of through client-oriented services and the active promotion of digital technologies. "At the same time, it is important to reach long-term agreements on deliveries along certain routes in order to invest effectively in infrastructure. Such predictability will be in the interests of both the industry and the transport sector," summarized Gennady Bessonov.
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