Resolution 2010

Of the International Conference Role of logistics on the way Asia-Europe that took place on the 29th of January 2010 in Almaty


I.    This resolution was prepared by the participants of the international conference Role of logistics on the way Asia-Europe that took place on the 29th of January in Almaty.


II.    The conference was supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania. The reports of the Minster of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Eligijus Masiulis, Vice Minister of Transport and Communications of Kazakhstan Azat Bekturov, Adviser to the Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Šakalys, State Secretary of the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation and Deputy Minister of Transport Sergej Aristov, special representative of Kazakhstan in OSCE Vytautas Naudužas, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Economy of Lithuania Arnoldas Burkovskis, Vice Minister of Industry and Trade of Kazakhstan Erkhat Iskalijev, Ambassador of Lithuania in Kazakhstan Romualdas Kozyrovičius, representatives of the ministries Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Lithuania, representatives of Lithuanian, Kazakhstan, Russian and Belarus railways, IRU in CIS region, KAZATO, Klaipėda port and the representatives of transport and logistics companies of Lithuania, Russia and Kazakhstan were received with great interest.

III.    184 delegates took part in the conference representing 63 organizations and companies.  INCLUDING SPEAKERS AND DISCUSSION PARTICIPANTS AT THE CONFERENCE WERE 217 PEOPLE.

IV.    This resolution is submitted for the attention of the Governments, Ministries of  Transport and Communications, Industry and Trade, Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Republic of Lithuania and the Republic of Belarus, IRU and all the participants of the conference.  The participants of the conference submitted proposals how to help increasing the competitiveness of Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus transport and logistics complexes, namely:

IV.1. Support and develop improvement initiatives of priority transport and transit activities during the chairmanship of Kazakhstan and Lithuania in OSCE.  In combating the corruption in transport it is suggested to prepare the Code of Honour, strengthen the work control of state border crossing services and simplify cargo declaration procedures at border crossings.

IV.2. Approve the initiative of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Lithuania to found three public logistics centres in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda in international transport corridors East-West southern Baltic Sea region and Europe -Asia for cargo handling between Asia and Europe, actively help to attract private investments to the inter-modal logistics centres under creation.

IV. 3. Support the intention of the Ministry of Transport of Russia to organize a common transport corridor China-Kazakhstan- Russia -Belarus -Lithuania, determining single tariffs, unifying and simplifying customs, transportation, border-crossing procedures and formalities to simplify cargo transportation procedures at border-crossings.

IV.4. To actively involve transport companies in the initiatives organized by the Ministry of Transport and Communications to improve transport and logistics system and revive the Silk Road.

IV.5. Recommend the transport companies to become the members of the association East-West.  The Declaration of the initiative group of this association on the basis of partnership was signed by the representatives of the transport organizations of Lithuania, Ukraine, Belarus, Sweden and Europe and European Intermodal Association in December 2009 in Vilnius.

IV.6. Involve transport companies into Eurasian auto-transport  initiatives monitoring of IRU-NELI (revival of the Silk Road), which is an alternative of sea routes, when it is necessary to deliver quickly by automobiles expensive and rapidly-spoiling cargo from China Peoples` Republic to Europe.

IV.7. In the Customs Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan to solve the matter concerning the throughput of automobiles at the border-crossing with China during day and night as presently the customs formalities can be settled during 5-6 working hours per day including the lunch-break and this is an obstacle for cargo transportation from Southeast Asia and China to Kazakhstan, Central Asia and Europe.

IV.8. Help to introduce and support new customs clearance technologies such as e-declaration and recognition of e-signatures.

IV.9. Simplify checking of transit cargo with TIR Carnet booklets.  TIR Convention, the participants of which is Kazakhstan, Russia, Lithuania and Belarus, foresees that transit cargo can be checked only in exceptional cases when it is transported according to the rules of  TIR Convention.

IV.10. In order to strengthen competitiveness and cooperation, recommend to introduce on-line portals in work and all processes of business which accelerate the exchange of information and transportation documents` formalities. Spread and introduce business models as the modern logistics solutions.

IV.11. Use the knowledge of inter-modal train “Viking” (Ukraine-Belarus-Lithuania: Odessa-Ilyičiovsk-Klaipėda), in organizing container trains for the transportation of cargo from Asia to Europe as a rational logistics solution in railway transport.
IV.12. Approve the initiative of the company Kazakhstan Temir Žoly to create favourable tariffs conditions for Kazakhstan import cargo transported via Dostyk railway border-crossing.

IV.13. More actively use the possibilities of ports as reliable chains of logistics for the transportation of cargo from Asia to Europe.

IV.14. Propagate the Project 3D (Družba-Dostyk-Alašankou-Družba), where it is planned to develop infrastructure and launch a regular train with cargo transported within the territory of the Customs` Union (Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus) where the documents are filled in 30 minutes.

IV.15. Taking into consideration China’s consumption possibilities, organize transport flows. Reach one-hundred percent transit time efficiency when transporting cargo from China to Europe, decreasing the idle time of rolling stock at border-crossings (presently the non-productive time reaches 45 percent). Take into consideration 4 most important things when choosing the routes and corridors – speed, price, quality and cargo safety.

IV.16. Approve the initiative of the international business magazine JŪRA MORE SEA and the group of companies of Kazakhstan and Lithuania TL NIKA Group to organize international logistics conferences annually.


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