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18-19 November, the 4-session of the Trade Facilitation Committee will be held in Primorye

On November 18-19, Primorye will host the 4th meeting of the Expanded Tumangan Initiative Trade Facilitation Committee, the press service of the Primorsky Territory Administration reports.

Representatives of Russia, China, the Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Japan, Thailand, the United States and Australia will take part in the meeting. Representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, the Ministry for the Development of the Far East, the Federal Customs Service, Rosgranitsa, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and other agencies are participating on the Russian side.

The event will be divided into several sections. Participants will discuss cross-border trade in the Tumen River delta, enhance cooperation in the work of border crossings, expand cooperation.

Let's note, the expanded Tumangan Initiative (RTI) - the program of the United Nations on the help to the countries of Northeast Asia. Initially, the program was adopted at 1992-1996 years, later extended to 2015.

The main goal of RTI is to increase the attractiveness of the mainland of Northeast Asia for international investment, trade and business. Its main element is the development of transport infrastructure and expansion of trade.

So, in the process of implementing the program, a number of specific infrastructure projects were implemented, opening the optimal routes through the ports and railways of the Russian Far East. Among them is the international passenger route from Sokcho (Korea) to Hunchun (China) through the Russian port of Zarubino, a cargo route from Akita (Japan) to Hunchun via the Russian port of Posiet.

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