Batumi-Hopa Port Railway Connection Increases Competition Opportunity: Eastern Black Sea Exporters' Association Chairman Ahmet Hamdi Gürdoğan said that if the Batumi-Hopa Port railway connection, which they see as the project that will start the Asian railway geography by laying 20 kilometers of rail in the Eastern Black Sea, Turkey will be very successful in foreign trade. great competitive opportunity kazanhe said he would go.
In his statement to the correspondent AA, Gürdoğan stated that the Eastern Black Sea Region performed important functions in foreign trade in every period of history, and served as a bridge in both trade ports and border gates and trade between Asia and Europe. Today, Turkey is one of the most important of the three-door and most of the structures passenger entry and exit Sarp border gate of Turkey's Caucasus and its hinterland that protects the importance of exports to the distinction of being the gateway to Central Asia, pointing Gurdogan, "Hele especially long struggle and our Turkey Exporters we inaugurated with great support of our Parliament and our country as soon as possible to ensure transit our reach to Russia via Georgia by road Kazbegi-Verhne Lars land border with the opening of the door for the export of the Eastern black Sea in the coming period is very important developments will take place. ”
Gürdoğan stated that the Simplified Customs Line System, which is called the 'green line', is at the Tuapse Port, which is Russia's sea gate close to the region, as a result of long efforts of DKİB, and at Kazbegi-Verhni-Lars land border customs, which is also in the hinterland of the Sarp Border Gate as a highway gate. stated that it was established. Important competitive opportunities such as the fact that this provides many conveniences in customs procedures in exports to the Russian Federation, one of Turkey's important export markets, and fast and priority fulfillment of transactions. kazanStating that he is in trouble, Gürdoğan said, “The simplified Customs Line System will make a great contribution to the exports of our region's provinces in the coming period, as well as our country's exports.” -“We cannot benefit from geographical proximity” Pointing out that the problems caused by the inadequacy of logistics infrastructures, which is the most important factor in foreign trade, as well as the current negative geographical conditions of the region, prevent the region's exports from reaching the real potentials offered by the advantage of geographical proximity, Gürdoğan continued as follows: “The problems arising from transportation infrastructure in our exports. Eastern Black Sea exports will rise to much higher figures with the opportunities offered by the advantage of geographical proximity.
The realization of the Batumi-Hopa Port railway connection, which we have been repeating for years and which we see as the project that will start the Asian railway geography with 20 kilometers of rail laying in the Eastern Black Sea, the only region where our country does not have railway transportation at a very low cost, will provide our country with a great competitive opportunity in foreign trade. kazanwill stop. In addition, the logistics potentials offered by our geography also contribute to the economy. kazanEmphasizing that the queues at the Sarp Border Gate, which is one of the three most important gates of the country and ranks first in terms of pedestrian traffic, cause great reproach from exporters, Gürdoğan said: “DKİB In this regard, as a result of the initiatives we made before the Ministry of Customs and Trade, expanding the area where the Sarp Border Gate is located by expropriating, reconstructing the gate in accordance with our country image, will reduce the density of the Sarp Border Gate and function completely in transporting export cargo and truck entries and exits. Muratlı Border Gate from Borcka district has been opened as a new gate, and the Ministry of Customs and Trade continues to work rapidly on this issue. We hope that Sarp Border Gate will be expanded and Muratlı Border Gate will be opened within two years. Because this route will enable us to reach the Asian geography where the countries that will shape the world economy are located in the future, we must be prepared for this development in advance, and we demand that the necessary infrastructure investments for this new export route, which we call the 'new Silk Road', be completed quickly.
Source : I yurthaber.mynet.co