Russian transport workers began to stop cargo transportation to Kazakhstan

In Almaty, protesters clashed with security forces. FM Logistic Vostok has (Russian representative office of the French FM Logistic) the main cargo flow goes to Alma-Ata, and the company “ together with clients '' decided to stop deliveries by auto and air traffic “ until the situation improves. In addition, carriers face a big problem with fuel: either there are huge queues at the filling stations, or there is no fuel at all, she said. “ Those cars that are in transit through Kazakhstan stopped in closed parking lots until the situation improved, '' & mdash; he says. Development Director of Transazia Logistic (a logistics service provider with offices in Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan) Arkady Ivanov told RBC that the company stopped all cargo, and the cars that have not yet crossed the border with Kazakhstan are returning back. Carriers are forced to stop transportation to Kazakhstan and deploy vehicles that have already crossed the border. They do not want to take on increased risks of cargo safety due to riots

Russian transport companies began to stop cargo transportation to Kazakhstan, industry representatives interviewed by RBC say. According to official data, 18 law enforcement officers died during the riots, more than 1,000 people were injured. In this regard, the highways between the regions of Kazakhstan are closed, cars that are trying to pass are not released. Most of the damage was caused to businesses in the areas of trade, public catering, transport, services, as well as in the financial sector (ATMs). ''

Managing Director Ideal Logistic (a transport and logistics company operating in the market of Kazakhstan, Russia and China) Victoria Sobolenko told RBC that all vehicles with cargo were stopped in Russia and other countries. Previously, the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the country “ Atameken '' estimated the total amount of damage to businesses from riots in Kazakhstan at 40 billion tenge (about $ 91 million), in Alma-Ata & mdash; 39.5 billion tenge ($ 89.8 million). According to the head of the direction of international transportation FM Logistic Vostok Yaroslava Belousova, many logistics companies that deliver raw materials, clothing and goods for construction, stopped deliveries by road until January 10 to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Tokayev introduced a state of emergency in the country, at his request a CSTO contingent, including units of the Russian Airborne Forces, was introduced into the country. “ All fear primarily for the safety of the cargo.

On January 6, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed to provide state support to the affected small and medium-sized businesses. Participants in the riots on January 5 broke into the city administration building, attacked police departments and the National Security Committee, and seized the airport. Subscribe to FB RBC Receive news faster than anyone

Источник Logistic companies began to stop cargo transportation to Kazakhstan due to high risks. We also stopped the cars that were going through the territory of Kazakhstan until the situation was resolved, the warehouses do not accept goods '', & mdash; she said. We are forced to stop all shipments in order not to deal with the insurance company later, '', & mdash; he explained. Sobolenko recalled that, according to the decree of the President of Kazakhstan, movement between regions is limited. “ The current situation in the country does not allow making decisions entrance to the roads of Kazakhstan. Cargo risks have risen sharply since unrest broke out across the country. Due to a sharp increase in the price of automobile gas, on January 2, massive protests began, which soon escalated into riots. There are risks.