According to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the nearest future the northern Norwegian port of Narvik may become an important part of the Trans-Eurasian transit-transport corridor.
This has been discussed in the city of Narvik during a meeting between Yerkin Akhinzhanov, Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Norway, governor of the city Rune Edvardsen and Rune Arnoy, CEO and Port Director of Narvik.
Narvik port is connected with Switzerland, which is in turn linked to Finland and onwards through Russia it is allied with Kazakhstan and China.
Akhinzhanov noted that Narvik would become an important port receiving and shipping cargo. He also stressed that Kazakhstan might increase grain crops export to the Nordic countries.
Narvik port management team expressed an intention to visit Kazakhstan to discuss logistic and transit transport cooperation. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)