Chinese investor interested in logistics center near Grodno airport
14 April 2011
GRODNO (BelTA) – A Chinese company is interested in setting up a transportation and logistics center near the Grodno airport, BelTA learned from Dmitry Rozhkov, deputy head of the administration of the free economic zone Grodnoinvest.
Grodnoinvest representatives have discussed cooperation with a representative office of a major Chinese corporation. The corporation specializes in infrastructure projects abroad. Representatives of the company were interested in the investment project that provides for building a transportation and logistics center at premises of the international airport Grodno. Negotiations are in progress, said Dmitry Rozhkov.
In his words, the construction of logistics facilities is a promising investment area in Belarus at the moment. Three enterprises for creating transportation and logistics centers have been registered in Grodnoinvest. Design works are underway. A logistics facility with railway access will be set up between the station Lososno and the company Grodno Khimvolokno (the transportation and logistics center Lososno). It will occupy over 50 hectares. Projects to set up an automobile transportation and logistics center (BelLogistikGrupp company), build and operate an international transportation and logistics center (Vestnamus-Logistik company) are underway near the station Auls in the city of Grodno.
The project to set up an international facility near the Grodno airport is estimated at €30 million. It provides for building an international transportation and logistics center that will provide delivery, customs clearance of cargoes to be delivered by road, rail and air. The facility will have such amenities as parking lots for trucks, buses, and service cars, an automobile service station, a hotel.