Regional Transport Ministers Discuss US$52.49bn Integration

19th May 2023

The Council of Central American Transport Ministers (Comitran) discussed the integration of transport networks during a meeting in El Salvador. Having received the master plan for mobility and logistics 2035, officials started the task of investing up to US$52.49bn. The plan, presented by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Central American Economic Integration System (Sieca) calls for an integrated land, sea, air and rail mobility system. El Salvador’s Minister of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT), Romero Rodríguez, argued this would boost regional trade and local economies. If such a system was built it would represent an estimated 35% saving for freight transport.

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