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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is a doubly landlocked country located in Central Asia, and thus has no seaports. It is surrounded by five landlocked countries: Kazakhstan to the north; Kyrgyzstan to the northeast; Tajikistan to the southeast; Afghanistan to the south; and Turkmenistan to the southwest. The country is trying to develop regional transport corridors for trade purposes.

Uzbekistan sends block train to Burgas, Bulgaria

Burgas, Bulgaria (PortSEurope) December 21, 2022 – Uzbekistan has send its first block train to Burgas, Bulgaria along the “Middle Corridor”....

New cargo rail service links Turkey’s Izmir port with Uzbekistan

Izmir, Turkey (PortSEurope) December 7, 2022 – A new cargo rail service links Turkey’s Izmir port with Uzbekistan and is declared “a new...

EBRD researches sustainable transport connections between Central Asia and Europe

As trade volumes, particularly container traffic, between Asia and Europe continue to grow and as geopolitical events disrupt existing trade corridors, major...

Ports of the Turkic states meet in Uzbekistan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (PortSEurope) October 31, 2022 – On the eve of the 6th Meeting of Ministers of Transport of the Organization of Turkic States, the Fifth...

Transport ministers of the Turkic States meet in Tashkent

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (PortSEurope) October 31, 2022 – The 6th meeting of the ministers in charge of transport of the Organization of Turkic States (OTS)...

Trans Caspian International Transport Route as alternative to Russia

Vaduz, Liechtenstein (Ports Europe) August 31, 2022 – Among the many geopolitical consequences of Russia’s war against Ukraine has been the boost in...

Uzbekistan pushing for access to Iranian, Turkish and Pakistani ports

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (PortSEurope) August 21, 2022 – Landlocked Uzbekistan keeps pushing for access to Iranian, Turkish and Pakistani ports. Uzbekistan...

Uzbek government official visits Port of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) July 6, 2022 – The Port of Baku has welcomed Akramjon Nematov, deputy head of the Institute of Strategic and Regional...

Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Azerbaijan visits Port of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan (PortSEurope) April 18, 2022 – The Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Azerbaijan Bahram Ashrafkhanov has visited the Port of Baku. Baku...

Uzbekistan and DP World sign framework agreement for strategic trade and digital partnerships

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, DP World signed a Framework...

Uzbekistan is the latest gateway to join DP World’s World Logistics Passport

Uzbekistan is the latest gateway to join the World Logistics Passport, connecting it to the network of the world’s first freight loyalty scheme across Asia,...

Turkic Council holds meetings on Trans-Caspian Corridor

Consultations on facilitating transportation through Trans-Caspian Transport Corridor (Middle Corridor) were held on 5-7 April 2021 in Baku with the...

Georgia and Uzbekistan discuss joint transport devlopments

The Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Natia Turnava, and the Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan, Minister of Investment and Trade Sardor...

Analysis – Central Asia to help China bypass Russia en route to Europe

Aktau, Kazakhstan (PortSEurope) December 3 – It is China, again, that is emerging as an unlikely winner from the agreed direct link between Turkey and...

Kyrgyzstan and EU discuss cooperation

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) June 14, 2020 – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President...

First container train sets off along China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan multimodal corridor

On June 5, 2020, in the city of Lanzhou, Gansu Province of the People’s Republic of China, the official ceremony of sending the first consignment of 25...

Georgia Prime Minister meet Vice Prime Minister of Uzbekistan

Tbilisi, Georgia (PortSEurope) October 22, 2019 – Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia meets with Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Elior...

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