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Afghan-bound cargo through Uzbekistan to double in 2012

26 September 2012

http://centralasiaonline.com of 9/26/2012 - The amount of Afghan-bound cargo passing through Uzbekistan will grow to 5m tonnes in 2012, compared to 2.5m tonnes in 2011, Biznes-TASS reported September 26.  Uzbekistan is building a 230km railway segment that also will serve Pakistan and Afghanistan, said Achilbai Ramatov, executive chairman of Uzbekistan Railway, adding that the country will invest US $4 billion (7.8 trillion UZS) in its railway sector by 2015.

Uzbekistan largely ships food to Afghanistan and supplies construction services, Biznes-TASS reported.