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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.
TIR slashes 80% off transit time with new Pakistan-Iran-Turkey corridor
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has greeted the successful arrival of two trucks in Istanbul today, launching TIR along the important new Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul (ITI) trade corridor.
IRU briefs 14 transport ministers on COVID, borders and trade
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has addressed 14 ministers of transport in a closed door round table session during the 12th Transport and Communication Forum, hosted by the Turkish Ministry of Transport.
North-south trade in spotlight at TRANSTEC in St Petersburg
Russia and its role as a unique global trade and transport hub was again at the centre of the annual international transport corridors forum, TRANSTEC, in St Petersburg.
Global transport chiefs urge UN to end humanitarian crisis for supply chain
Global road, air and sea organisations and unions have today called on the world’s heads of government gathering at this week’s UN General Assembly to end a ‘global humanitarian and supply chain crisis.’ In an open letter published on the day of UNGA’s General Debate in New York, IRU, the International Road Transport Union, IATA, the International Air Transport Association, ICS, the International Chamber of Shipping, and ITF, the International Transport Workers’ Federation, made an urgent plea