Russian Economic Reform

Past Articles on the work of each of the 21 Expert Groups can be accessed here:

Road, rail and GPS
19

Group 19 says that the “most capital-intensive and socially-conflicted issues of Russian federal transport policy are in the areas of railways and roads”. It makes a number of suggestions including: very significant increases in taxes related to road transport and the possibility of a Dutch-style GPS based road tax system; better management of road building contracts; and possible introduction to Russian Railways of a freer “wholesale market” system.

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Published on July 17 2011