Comparative assessment and development perspectives of the efficiency of transport routes of the “South-west” direction

  • 1 Institute of Economics and Business of the Armenian-Russian University, Armenia
  • 2 Yerevan State University, Faculty of Economics and Management, Armenia


In the article, the “South-West” international transport corridor was studied, the economic expediency of the main and alternative transport routes (including those passing through the territory of the Republic of Armenia (RA) for cargo transportation in the direction of “Asia-Iran-Europe” was evaluated, the possibilities of RA participation in the “New Silk Road” international transport program were considered.



  1. [1] В.Г. Абрамян, В. В. Григорян, М. А. Саакян, Г. К. Мартиросян, Новый шелковый путь: политико-экономические аспекты и возможные пути развития, «Современные наукоемкие технологии. Региональное приложение», №2 (50), 2017, 10-18.
  2. V. Abrahamyan , V. Grigoryan, M. Sahakyan, G. Martirosyan, New silk road: comarative analysis and ways for developing alternative routs, International scientific journal Trans motauto world, Bulgaria, 5-2017, 199-200.
  3. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank,,
  4., 10.02.2023
  5. D. Kozlov, First results and short-term prospects of Chinese initiative “One Belt, One Road”, PolitBook, 2018-2, 127-156.
  6. N. Margaryan, To the issue of Iran’s priorities in the South Caucasus in the context of regional transport and logistics projects, Постсоветский материк, 2(34)/2022, стр. 21-29.
  7. The database of statistics of the International Trade Center:
  8. The State Council Of The People's Republic Of China. Full text: Action plan on the Belt and Road Initiative: The State Council Of The People's Republic Of China. 2015. 75080249035.htm, 02.02.2023

Article full text

Download PDF