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  1. Development of the Central Asia road transport and transit potential for the period up to 2023 The Key role of road transport to promote trade and ensure economic growth Dushanbe, 18 September 2013 Martin MARMY,Secretary General Emeritus

  2. The Dushanbe Conference organisers

  3. Global Evolution of Commercial Vehicle Toxic Emmissions - 88% - 95% - 97% - 98% Source: IRU based on EU Commission 2008, US Environmental Protection Agency 2010, Japan Ministry of the Environment 2005

  4. Evolution of IRU Membership 2013: 170 Members in 74 countries 2013: 170 Members in 74 countries 1948: eight founder countries …and 26 CRIPA Members in 22 countries

  5. What does it take to have a cup of coffee in a café? What is Globalisation? The combined efforts of 29 companies in 18 countries Road Transport has become a vital production tool! Source: IRU

  6. Supply Chain of the globalised economy If some countries are landlocked to sea transport, No country is landlocked to road transport! Source: IRU

  7. Evolution of sea containersin ports 2010 Evolution of Global Container Volumes Evolution of Global Container Volumes Evolution of Global Container Volumes Evolution of Global Container Volumes Evolution of Global Container Volumes

  8. Daily telecommunications activities Telecommunications gap corresponds to the regions that have not been interconnected to global trade Source: Centre for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC

  9. Ancient Silk Road If the Silk Road was the main trade artery 2000 years ago, why not today?

  10. Support of International Organisations for Road Transport and Trade Facilitation

  11. Comparison of economic return from different types of infrastructure World Bank supported infrastructure projects Source: The World Bank

  12. IRU New Eurasian Land Transport Initiative – NELTI Launched in September 2008 Scientific analysis of 200’000 border crossing points by commercial road transport on the main trade arteries of theEurasiancountries 4 phases Realised in cooperation with the ADB, ECO, LAS and IDB NELTI main results: Problems are Procedural! 57% of time lost at border crossings! Illegal payments account for 30% of additional costs! Lack of ancillary roadside infrastructure

  13. Key aspects of theModel Highway Initiative (MHI) • Institutional reforms to effectively implement the UN trade facilitation instruments • Creation of support and ancillary infrastructure • Implementation of best practices • Establishment of a multilateral investment fund

  14. Preparation of Almaty Plus Ten Programme of Action Participation of the IRU jointly with UN ECE in the revision process of Almaty Programme of Action (Laos, 2013)

  15. www.iru.org