On 1st of January 2013 uniform tariffs for the transportation of goods in the export, import and domestic communications of the railways of the Single Economic Space came into force.
As part of the intergovernmental agreement between the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation on the regulation of access to rail transport in the new year for transportation of goods from the territory of one Member State through the territory of another Member State to a third country and vice versa, and the transport of goods between the States Parties, each Party shall apply a uniform tariff of each Party.
In order to implement the provisions of the Agreement, the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation of Natural Monopolies in the consideration of the application of JSC «NC» KTZ» to increase freight tariffs from January 1, 2013 has approved them based on the unification of types of messages. As a result, a unified billing for rail transportation, regardless of the direction of transport of the goods was created.
This unification on some goods was achieved by lowering export prices and increasing domestic and import tariffs. Thus, the major reduction in export tariffs on oil produced — 58%, for crude oil — 37%, for coal — 11% for grain — 10%.
Press service of JSC «NC «KTZ»