Analysis and Development Perspective Scenarios of Transport Corridors Supporting Eurasian Trade

  • Aleksander Sładkowski
  • Maria Cieśla
Part of the Studies in Systems, Decision and Control book series (SSDC, volume 155)


The chapter deals with freight transport between Europe and Asia, supporting intercontinental exchange of goods. So first the impact of Eurasian trade on transport and logistics branch is presented. The analysis is focused on position of European Union in global trade, especially with China and its influence on the increase of services for logistics operators. In another part of the chapter analysis of transport corridors between Europe and Asia are presented. Then, the paper focuses on future development of Eurasian transport corridors. The research objective of this chapter was to prepare strategic analysis of future transport development in Eurasian region. Eurasian transport network SWOT analysis is shown and scenario building based on STEEPLE environmental analysis. The purpose of the scenario analysis was to acquire knowledge in order to rationalize future decisions in strategy building for the investments and research connected with the topic.


Eurasian trade Eurasian transport network development Environmental analysis Environmental scenarios 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Logistics and Aviation Technologies, Faculty of TransportSilesian University of TechnologyKatowicePoland

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