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The Eurasian connection : supply-chain efficiency along the modern Silk Route through Central Asia / Cordula Rastogi and Jean-François Arvis.

Author/Creator:
Rastogi, Cordula, author.
Publication:
Washington, District of Columbia : The World Bank, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (133 p.)
Series:
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
Directions in Development
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Subjects:
Business logistics -- Asia, Central.
Trade routes -- Asia, Central.
Transportation -- Asia, Central.
Silk Road.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Modern Silk Route is offering a potential land-bridge between China and Europe through Central Asia and Russia that offers a complement to existing shipping routes, and is attracting growing interest by a selected number of multinational companies. However, the main role of the Silk Route is to support the development and integration of the region. Connectivity to the east and west, over exceptionally long distances, is critical to the development of the Central Asian countries, when trading globally and between themselves. Facilitating trade and transportation across many borders, remains
Contents:
From the old to the modern Silk Route
Connecting Central Asia to the world
Rail freight transit along the modern Silk Route
Road transport connections along the modern Silk Route
Supply-chain efficiency and logistics costs
Underlying obstacles to supply-chain efficiency
Improving the eurasian connection.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Arvis, Jean-François, 1960- author.
ISBN:
0-8213-9913-6
OCLC:
880831299