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New UAE–Turkey TIR trade route two-thirds faster than by sea
The first TIR intermodal operation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Turkey, via Iran, has been successfully completed with an Emirati truck arriving in the Mediterranean port of Iskendarun today.
IRU calls out global border chaos risk to SDGs at UN Sustainable Transport Conference
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has outlined major issues confronting cross-border road transport services that are risking pandemic recovery efforts, and longer-term achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UN Forum backs road potential of key North-South Asian trade corridor
A key UN Forum on transport connectivity in Asia has heard evidence on the huge trade potential of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INTSC) connecting Russia to India via Iran and Azerbaijan.
Central Asia eyes digital TIR to ease border congestion
Current COVID border restrictions and post-pandemic economic growth are both driving an increased focus on making trade and transport more efficient and connected across the landlocked countries of Central Asia.