Rostec joins pilot customs project with China

RUSSIA / FSU POLITICS - In Brief 02 Mar 2019 by Alex Teddy

RT Invest Transport Systems and Platon will jointly run a pilot project controlling freight and passenger traffic between Russia and China. RT Invest Transport System is a subsidiary of Rostec. Platon is a toll system.There have been several attempts to improve Trans-Eurasia roads and capitalize on Russia's long frontier with China and most attempts have failed. Only 200 Chinese trucks are registered with Platon - the trucks are mostly 12 tons each. The current project is an effort to improve and increase trade flow. Russia should be able to profit from the transshipment of Chinese goods th...

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