Lithuania presents to China and Korea the opportunities of freight transportation

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2012 06 05

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Lithuania presents to China and Korea the opportunities of freight transportation
Lithuania presents to China and Korea the opportunities of freight transportation
Not long ago the freight train line “Saulė” (Sun train) has connected Lithuania with China. Lithuania is interested in increasing freight transportation flows on this line.  
 
On 5 June, at Transport Logistics Forum in Shanghai, Lithuanian Minister of Transport and Communications, Eligijus Masiulis, opened the conference EWTCA China Forum organised by the East-West Transport Corridor Association.   
 
On 8 June, at the international exhibition Expo 2012 Lithuanian Ministry of Transport and Communications has organised the science and business conference Development and Safety of Transport Sector.
 
In this conference Lithuania presents activities of the East-West Transport Corridor Association, and development opportunities provided by transport links between Europe and Asia, also opportunities provided by Klaipėda State Seaport and the Sun train for transportation of goods by this corridor. After the conferences, direct meetings of Lithuanian and Chinese, as well as Lithuanian and Korean business enterprises and associations are held.     
 
“For a better development of Lithuanian transport infrastructure we are implementing advanced information systems and stimulating interoperability of different transport modes. Therefore, we envisage great perspectives of transport projects’ development, enabling the connection of the Baltic Sea with Asia and other regions of East-West Transport Corridor”, says Minister Eligijus Masiulis.