A Review of Regional and Sub-regional Agreements on Land Transport Routes: Issues and Alternative Frameworks
UN, 2000 - Railroads - 51 pages
The strategic role of land transport in international trade and commerce has been undergoing major changes in recent years. The case for a more harmonized development of international land routes in Asia is already well recognised. The ongoing Asian Highway (AH) and Trans-Asian Railways (TAR) projects symbolise the strong commitment to the promotion of integrated Asian land transport networks as a means to accelerate national, sub-regional and regional development. A variety of issues which are relevant to the development of international land transport routes are examinedVarious elements required for an international land transport agreement that can provide an effective framework for such development are also identified.
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ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL LAND TRANSPORT
ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES TO AGREEMENTS
Infrastructure Plus Approach
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