Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan are developing a new transit route from Central Asia and Afghanistan, Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company said.

The main purpose of the agreement reached during the trilateral meeting of leadership of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping CJSC, Azerbaijan Railways CJSC and Uzbekistan Railways JSC, held in Baku, is associated with the desire to expand transit and export-import carriages through Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan.

The joint working group on development of transit freight traffic will be formed, which main task will be the analysis of the cargo market, the study of transportation technologies, preparation and implementation of marketing strategy, abc.az reported.

The group will present the new logistics products at a meeting in Tashkent on April 26-27.