Below the situations of Russian blockade of seaports, Ukraine is making constant attempts to boost export-import cargo turnover by means of the western land border and ports on the Danube and is ready, with the guidance mainly of Poland and Romania, to preserve the tempo of this sort of an raise of 20% per thirty day period and even far more, Minister of Infrastructure Oleksandr Kubrakov said.
“We can maintain this pace. But it relies upon on how our Polish and Romanian colleagues will preserve this tempo,” he explained to Interfax-Ukraine on the sidelines of the Ukraine Restoration Convention in Lugano, Switzerland on Monday.
According to him, Poland is extra supportive of these types of initiatives by Ukraine, Romania is fewer, but the perform carries on.
As an case in point, he cited the current growth of the crossing at the Ukrainian-Polish border Krakovets-Korczowa, in which the quantity of lanes for trucks was elevated from 4 to 10 and supplemental pavilions for customs and passport management were being created.
At the same time, the minister found it difficult to title what every month quantity of export-import cargo turnover has been attained so significantly.
Kubrakov noted that the enlargement of export-import logistics ability is a single of the vital elements of the Ukraine Recovery System.
As reported, Ukraine exported 1.41 million tonnes of grain crops in June 2022 in comparison to 1.2 million tonnes in Could. At the identical time, grain exports by means of the ports ahead of the war amounted to 4-5 million tonnes.