Transport and Infrastructure Minister Mehmet Cahit Turhan in August the number of Raillif magazine "Turkey will be a route of trade caravan article entitled" was published.
The Author of the Minister
Starting from China through Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan into Turkey and from there we came to work to improve the Central Corridor that connects Europe are working since the first day. In this context, we are an important stakeholder in the ”One Generation One Way Project” initiative initiated by the People's Republic of China. Because the trade between China and Europe today, 1.5 billion dollars per day reached the size. This trade flow is expected to continue to increase and 5-6 is expected to exceed 2 billion dollars per day during the year.
In this context, on the one hand, in order to operate the Baku Tbilisi Kars Railway line, which we have put into service two years ago, at full capacity; We attach great importance to the completion of the roads which are complementary to the line. On the other hand, with mega projects such as Marmaray Tube Crossing, Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, North Marmara Motorway and Eurasia Tunnel, Osmangazi Bridge, high speed and high speed train lines, North Aegean Port, Gebze Orhangazi-İzmir Highway, 1915 Çanakkale Bridge and Istanbul Airport. We increase the importance and importance of this corridor. We are also establishing logistics villages that combine all these investments under one roof to bring together all modes of transport in order to meet the transportation demand from Anatolia, Caucasus, Central Asia and China. Within this scope, we opened the 21 of the planned 9 logistics center. We also completed the logistics centers in Mersin and Konya (Kayacık).
all kinds of investments we have made to believe that the logistics sector, located in the potential of 2 trillion dollars, exceeding the crossroads of the East-West and North-South flow of goods will be made during the course of Turkey for trade caravans, our country will make an effective logistic base. Because One Generation One Road Project will reshape the future of our geography and the next period will be the period of the regions where our geography is located.