Considerable reduction of import goods transported from the European Union to the Russian Federation by road in 2015 concerned all the countries in the EU and almost all the types of goods making -32.3% as compared to the year 2014.
In 2015, the volume of freight transportation market (export and import) between the countries of the European Union and the Russian Federation expressed in physical terms totalled 19.304 million tons of cargoes, which is 13.9% less than in the year 2014 (similar fall totalled 10.9% in the year 2014 as compared to 2013).
In the period from August to December 2015 TELS Group of Companies carried out a project requiring shipment of special equipment for modernizing oil refinery in the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus keeps asserting itself as an important member in new logistic schemes of cargo transportation between Russian and the countries of the West and South-West.
The beginning of the year 2016 is marked by a number of unfavorable conditions for road carriers of Ukraine.
In October 2015, TELS’ representatives took part in Supply Chain & Logistics Forum in Moscow and carried out their conventional questionnaire survey.
In November 2015, TELS Oversized and Project Cargo Transportation Department delivered a fuel-servicing truck and an equipped mobile workshop from Belarus to one of the regions in Africa.
Poland has been confidently leading in transportation market between EU and CIS countries: over 10 months in 2015 Poland was second in exports to Russia (after Germany) and Belarus (after Lithuania) and first in exports to Ukraine and Kazakhstan (expressed in physical terms).
Export deliveries from Ukraine to EU expressed in physical terms exceeded imports in 2014. In 2015, this tendency reinforced making the difference between exports and imports even more striking.
Amount of almost all product groups transported from EU to Russia has decreased.
Imports to the Republic of Belarus from EU Fell Dramatically due to Stringent Control of Russia over Sanctioned Goods
After the significant growth of import by road transport from European Union to Belarus in the first half-year of 2015, there is an evident reduction in cargo traffic in August and September.
According to preliminary estimates for all types of transport in 2015 the decline to 87.2% of cargo transportation is predicted.
In the beginning of autumn 2015 TELS carried out a project which involved the delivery of an exhibition display from Canada to Russia and back.
The authors of the letter are convinced that after conducting thorough examinations required by the Alliance the supervising authorities will discover that up to 20% of imported tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables have excess level of agricultural chemical residues and pesticides.
In summer 2015 cargoes exported by road transport from Russia to EU grew considerably every month in relation to previous months of the current year as well as to the similar months of the previous year.
Automobile cargo transportation from EU to Kazakhstan during the first half of 2015 grew in supplies from Lithuania, Italy, Spain and France.
In June-August 2015 TELS Oversized and Project Department made a transportation of the reservoirs for liquid nitrogen from Kielce /PL to Novopolotsk/BY.
On the 1st of September Russia reduced customs duties for more than 4000 goods.
The flow of fruits and vegetables from EU to Customs Union has nearly reached prior-embargo level. 1 071 K tones of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables were imported to Belarus from EU countries in Jan – Jun 2015 (all transport modes).
As follows from the document the USA and the EU won't be able to deliver beef, pork and fowl to the Russian Federation in 2016 under any circumstances.