In January-August of this year, the volume of cargo transported from China to Europe via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (Middle Corridor) increased by 84% compared to the same period last year, Kazakh Transport Minister Marat Karabayev said at New Silk Way International Transport and Logistics Business Forum held in Astana, Report informs, citing foreign media sources.

According to him, the work coordinated with the relevant ministries of Azerbaijan and Georgia plays an important role in the development of this route.