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TCRC: Further Measures are needed by the State to draw in Additional Cargo

Georgian Railways tariff changes will not be enough to attract additional cargo, – the Transport Corridor Research Core says and points to that it is necessary to get further measures because of the state, even with the legislative level, as well as introduction of a passcode on Transit Promotion.

According to the group, 14 amendments / additions have been meant to tariff policy because of the Georgian Railway during 2017. The thing is partial as well as full compensation from the lost goods in recent years.

However, amended tariff protection plan in 2017 could not give to suspend down trend of shipped in cargo, started in This year. The decline is apparent, namely cargo transportation achieves 4.Hunting for million t in 2017, the decline might be increased by 59% looking at to 2012 (15.1 million t), – the studies Centre declares.

In supplement, organization notes which the tariff benefits implemented by the Railway inside 2017 were mainly geared to attract chemical cargoes, which have been high-quality cargo, requiring the particular subjective analysis.