The volume of cargo transported on the TITR increased by 77% in the first half of the year

Kazakh Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov in Alma-Ata discussed with his Georgian counterpart Irakli Garibashvili bilateral cooperation and interaction for the development of the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR), also known as the Middle Corridor, noting that in the first six months the volume of traffic increased by 77%. This was reported by the press service of the head of the Kazakh government.

“The Prime Minister noted that within the framework of bilateral relations, interaction in the sphere of transit and transport is playing an increasingly important role. <…> Today, the partnership between the countries for the development of the Trans-Caspian international transport route is rapidly strengthening. In the first six months of this year, the volume of cargo transportation along the Central Corridor has already increased by 77% and amounted to 1.3 million tonnes,” the report says.

Earlier, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan predicted that the throughput capacity of TITR would increase to 10 million tonnes by 2025.

The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route starts from Southeast Asia and China, runs through Kazakhstan,
the Caspian sea, Azerbaijan, Georgia and further to European countries.