Russian companies should be freed from logistical constraints to enter Asia-Pacific markets – Russian Politics & Diplomacy
MOSCOW, June 21. / TASS /. Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to remove logistical bottlenecks for the entry of Russian companies into markets in the Asia-Pacific region during the development of the Baikal-Amur and Trans-Siberian rail lines, according to the list of missions published Monday on the Kremlin website. website.
The Cabinet should, in cooperation with the regional authorities of the Federal Districts of Siberia and the Far East “ensure a comprehensive solution of the tasks during the implementation of the development projects of the Baikal-Amur and Trans-Siberian railway in the territories of the Federal Districts of Siberia and the Far East, subject to the provisions of the Russian Space Law Development Strategy by 2025, comprehensive solution of the tasks stipulating the creation of stable transport links between promising economic growth centers and the ” elimination of logistical constraints for the entry of Russian companies and enterprises into the markets of the Asia-Pacific region, in particular by placing the seaports of the Far East basin and the border posts of the territory of the Russian state », Indicates the document.
“A guaranteed and sustainable power supply in areas adjacent to the main Baikal-Amur and Trans-Siberian railways in the Federal Districts of Siberia and the Far East” should be provided.
Sector strategic planning documents and long term investment programs of Russian Railways, Rosseti and RusHydro should be reviewed and updated as needed in terms of alignment and balancing by activities, figures, financial resources and deadlines for implementation, indicates the mission.
The government is also required to provide for the implementation of priority activities aimed at building (renovating) “transport, public utility, social and other infrastructure in areas adjacent to the Baikal-Amur and Trans-Siberian railways”.
These actions are necessary “to create modern railway infrastructure, accelerate economic growth rates and improve the quality of life of the people in the regions of Siberia and the Far East,” the president said.