Translated title of the contribution: Logistic Infrastructure in Russia, Kazakhstan and Central Asia as Competitiveness Factor

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The question of increasing value of the transit through Central Asian countries is raised. Attention is paid to the history of transportation routes passing through the Central Asian countries and to the potential for their recovery. The analysis of modern projects in the field of transport infrastructure development of cooperation between Russia and the countries of Central Asia is presented. Particular attention is paid to the analysis of the features of the current project on construction of the international transport corridor “Western China - Western Europe”, implemented by the Republic of Kazakhstan. The alternative variants of delivery using the Suez Canal, the Northern Sea Route, the Trans-Siberian Railway are compared. The effectiveness of the Customs Union for goods logistics is evaluated. The level of integration of Russia and Central Asian countries in the global logistics infrastructure and the level of logistics infrastructure development in these countries are compared. The influence of transport infrastructure development on the economic situation in the Central Asia countries is considered. The novelty of the research is in the fact that the problem is considered in the context of starting of the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union (since 1 January 2015). The current state of logistics infrastructure projects in Central Asia is reviewed. The transit potential of Central Asian countries is considered in terms of the implementation of the global political projects in the region under research
Translated title of the contributionLogistic Infrastructure in Russia, Kazakhstan and Central Asia as Competitiveness Factor
Original languageRussian
Pages (from-to)94-112
Number of pages19
JournalНаучный диалог
Issue number5(41)
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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