18.01.2016. Igor Burakovsky: the “Silk Road” from China to Ukraine and prospects of its development, IER

Ukraine has launched an alternative transit route to China, which is called new “Silk Road”.

The first container train, which will travel on the new route bypassing Russia has started a trial trip from Ilyichevsk.

The train will pass through Georgia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. The route includes ferry lines in the Black and Caspian Seas.

Prospects for the development of a new transit route was analyzed on the radio station “Voice of the Capital” by the head of the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting Igor Burakovsky. He is sure that it is not worth waiting for economic breakthrough after launching the new route.

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