Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan rail link to boost bilateral trade

Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan rail link: The new railway running from Kazakhstan to Iran via Turkmenistan will be carrying 15 million tons of freight each year by 2020 and will give a significant boost to bilateral trade between the two Central Asian countries, according to Magtymguly Akmyradov, Turkmenistan’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Kazakhstan. Current transit freight levels stand at 3 million tons, he said. Tengrinews