Belarus has approved a 2011-2015 strategy to develop transit potential in the region.

The strategy is expected to generate $2.4bn in cargo and passenger transit revenues in 2015, an increase of 60% compared with 2010, according to

Under the strategy, the transportation of freight and passengers via the country’s rail and road infrastructure is expected to generate $691m and $392.2m respectively for the region.

Belarus could also bring in more than $90m in annual revenues from road tolls, up 60% on 2010.

The rest of the service areas are expected to generate $1.2bn in revenue.