Information published on 12 April 2016 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 493.

UIC-FIATA Contact Group meeting to be held from 12 – 13 May 2016 in Shenzhen, China

The UIC-FIATA Contact Group is organising a larger meeting which is scheduled to take place from 12 – 13 May 2016 in Shenzhen, China.

The main points to be discussed are:

  • The expectations of Freight Forwarders vis-à-vis Rail Service Providers with regard to trade between China and Europe concerning the suitable commodities to transport on this trade route
  • Simplified Border Crossing facilitation in the digital age and facilitation of procedures and documentation on the Eurasian Rail Link
  • Practical results of using different rail corridors in trade between China and Europe
  • Developments of rail infrastructure and the expansion of terminal operations on the Eurasian rail link

UIC Members who are interested in attending this meeting and who wish to receive further details please contact Hans Günther Kersten, Director of the UIC Freight Department: kersten@uic.org