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• The new hub will manage a full range of postal products and will help optimise logistics within the Russian Federation and internationally; • The Italian Post Office and several other international customers have chosen Leonardo’s postal automation and logistics solutions, all based on cutting-edge technology and safety. A joint project between Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Russian [ ]
Russia s wish to attract Chinese investment knows no boundaries Russia’s Transport Ministry is considering the Elon Musk-proposed Hyperloop concept to connect China with the Russian Far East, built with Chinese cash. TASS reported that the high-speed Hyperloop would potentially be between China and the Russian port of Zarubino. The Russia-China intergovernmental council will convene in [ ]
MOSCOW (15 March 2016) — Alliance Rostec Auto BV today announced that Nicolas Maure will become CEO of AV`TOVAZ effective April 4. The joint venture between Renault-Nissan and Rostec State Corporation (Rostec), which oversees AVTOVAZ, also confirmed that Bo Inge Andersson will step down from the role on April 4. Maure, 55, is currently Managing [ ]
Will Japanese Bullet trains shoot to Moscow? A Russian trade delegation, headed by the Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov invited the Japanese to build Russia s high speed rail network. The Minister was taking part in the “Trade and Industrial Dialog Russia-Japan” conference on the 29th February 2016 in Tokyo. Organized by [ ]
The rail freight revolution is quietly gathering steam as yet another EU Rail Freight Corridor (RFC) was set in motion. On March 1st, 2016 Hungarian, Polish, Slovakian transport ministers signed a letter of intent to establish the new RFC Number 11. The rail freight agreement shows the importance of the ancient Amber Road, the historic [ ]
North South Transport Corridor cheaper and faster The North South Transport Corridor (NSTC) will be cheaper and faster connecting India with the European Union and the Baltics and avoiding the Suez Canal. The NSTC took a major step as the investors Azerbaijan, Iran and Russia agreed competitive transit rates not to exceed $3000 per [ ]
Russian cross-border e-commerce exploded in 2015 Whilst it is getting increasingly difficult for Russian business and logistics service providers to access European markets, evidence of the so-called ‘eastern-pivot’ are more pronounced. It is not just the mega amounts of cash the Chinese are pumping into Russia infrastructure projects like high speed rail links, oil and [ ]
Russian trucks cut off from Europe. A new Iron Curtain has descended. Unlike immediately post World War 2 and the Soviet Iron Curtain alluded to in Winston Churchill s famous speech, this curtain has been descended by a member of the European Union. Its drop was the penultimate move in stopping the free movement of Russian trucks [ ]
First Silk Road train from China arrives in Tehran A Chinese freight train loaded with 32 containers arrived in Tehran on February 15th, 2016. The latest new railway link is part of China’s overland Silk Road plan and follows hard on a series of other ‘firsts’. The rail-bridge connection with Iran revitalises the ancient Silk [ ]
China s Silk Road drive 21st Century Marshall Plan China s Silk Road drive is attracting investment from new players, eager to benefit from the new business opportunities. In a mixture of business acumen and geopolitics, new developments are springing up proving greater choice and, if to be expected, reduced pricing, as competition kicks in and [ ]
In 2014, China established the Silk Road Fund, which has raised $10 billion so far. A year later, China set up the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.
Serving as a juncture of the “Silk Road Economic Bedlt” and the “ 21st Century Maritime Silk Road”, Shandong is an important executor of China s.
The six-part series explores the impact of China s ambitious plan for a modern-day Silk Road on the people in the countries that it links up. The mining.
Oil held above $50 amid uncertainty over Russia s willingness to join OPEC. He gives Commodities his take on natural gas prices, oil and gold.
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Russia and Saudi Arabia have signed a joint memorandum of cooperation in the oil and gas sectors, Saudi Minister Energy, Industry and Mineral.