On July 09, 2021, the Agrofinmost project working group held an online meeting with a recognized international expert in the field of railway and multimodal logistics, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor Alevtina Kirillova.

The participants of the meeting discussed the current state of affairs in the field of railway transportation and logistics of agricultural goods and high-tech products, issues of optimizing freight flows along international transport corridors, including taking into account the issues of modernizing transport infrastructure, and also partially touched upon multimodal transportation of goods and their efficiency.

Summing up the results of the discussion, Prof. Kirillova emphasized that in order to stimulate the growth and development of Russian non-resource export, choosing one or another type of cargo transportation and modes of transport for an exporter, it is necessary to take into account the interests of the shipper as much as possible and aim for reduce of the transport component in the price of products, which will increase the competitiveness of Russian goods on world trade markets.