On March 12-15, 2019, a meeting of the Commission Of the organization for cooperation of Railways (OSZhD) on freight transport was held in Almaty.
The event was attended by representatives of Railways of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Estonia.
During the meeting discussed topical issues of mutual cooperation to ensure the smooth organization of cargo transportation in international traffic.
Considered and agreed, taking into account the positions, proposals and comments of the parties, the draft amended and supplemented harmonized nomenclature of goods. The document will be presented for approval at the XXXIV meeting of the conference of General Directors (authorized representatives) of OSJD Railways in April 2019 in the city of Seoul, with the introduction with effect from 1 June 2019.
In addition, the issues of updating the list of OSZhD railway freight stations for the formation of a single OSZhD information space and the practical use of the list data in the preparation of SMGS and CIM/SMGS consignment notes in an automated mode were discussed.
Following the meeting, a Protocol was signed.
The press service of KTZ – Freight transportation JSC