During a meeting in Istanbul, the major transport and logistics operators from Turkey, Kazakhstan, Georgia, and Azerbaijan have agreed to establish a consortium for transportation of goods from China to Europe, reported the Interfax, citing the "Georgian Railway" press service.

The agreement was reached during the presentation of opportunities and prospects for the Trans-Caspian route China - Turkey - Europe, held during the international transport and logistics exhibition Logitrans.

According to the preliminary data, the consortium will be founded by the Trans Caucasus Terminals, a subsidiary company "Georgian Railway", CJSC "Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company" and Azerbaijani company "Caravan Logistics", "KTZ Express" ( subsidary of "Kazakhstan Railways"), as well as the Chinese company Mishgeng Logistics.

According to Levan Sulaberidze, the Director of the Caucasus Terminals, Georgia will return to a historical trade route called "Silk Road."

As for Turkey, it will be an associate member in this consortium.