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Russian Transport Daily Report is a unique product devoted to the transport and logistics market of the Russian Federation. It provides the latest daily news on transportation, delivery services, transport services, transport logistics, international freight, investment projects, airport transportation, haulage, international shipping, freight services, express services etc. Every issue has several sections including air, sea, rail, road and logistics, as well as infrastructure and finance. The bulletin has an extended subscriber list including transport companies, shipping companies, carriers, rail operators and many others who are interested in the development of transport and logistics of Russia.

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Transpolar Transsib Project Approved

The project which envisages the construction of interregional transport corridor between the European North and the East Siberian Region of the Russian Federation has been approved during the meeting in Salekhard chaired by the Prime-Minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on the regional policy and integrated social and economic development of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. It is meant to be implemented before 2030 inclusive. Total capital investments into the project are estimated at 300 billion rubles with the payback period in three years after the launch of the new railway “Transpolar Transsib” with the overall length of over 3000 km. The main sources of financing will be investment part of the rail tariffs, port dues (up to 55%), funds of the federal and local budgets and investments of five largest Russian companies. The project has already been included into the “Concept of Social and Economic Development of Russia before 2020”. Total macroeconomic effect of the project in 2007-2050 is estimated at 8 trillion rubles. (USD1 = RUB29.1749)