China’s CRCC to support Tuva with rail projects along Russia’s southern border

Tuva Oblast

The China Railway Construction Corporation  CRCC and Russia’s Tuva Energy Industrial Corporation TEIC signed an agreement this week for the Chinese company to both consult on and help raise funds from its country’s financial community for a 410km  rail link from the Tuvan city of Elegest to Kurgan, and another connecting Tuva to western China. CRCC also agreed to support construction of a new port in eastern Russia.