Belarus, Lithuania, China to sign memorandum on transit traffic development
06 October 2009
Belarus, Lithuania and China will sign the memorandum on development of the cooperation in the transit traffic area, Minister of Transport and Communications of Belarus Ivan Shcherbo noted during the opening of the international exhibition Transport and Logistics 2009. The document will be signed within the framework of the forum which will be held in Vilnius on 19 October.
Transport and Logistics 2009 Exhibition showcases all the Belarusian transport system. It features expositions of more than 100 companies from ten countries. The Illichivs’k Seaport (Ukraine) and the Kaliningrad Seaport (Russia) have presented their services for the first time.
The III Belarusian Transport Congress will be held as part of the expo. Specialists are expected to discuss economic, organizational, scientific and technical problems relating to the development of the country’s transport industry. Participants of the congress will also analyze the state of the Belarusian transport and logistics system, will consider promising areas of its development via analyzing international experience. Specialists of management bodies of all kinds will participate in the discussion as well as representatives of industrial enterprises, education and research institutes. Among the topics to be voiced during the plenary session of the congress are new opportunities for attracting investments, application of information technologies for raising the effectiveness of customs clearance of goods, utilization of automatic identification systems in transport and logistics.
The exhibition will be running through 9 October.