GWADAR: Afghan Transit Trade has been started from Gwadar Port with a ship with cargo for Afghanistan anchored at the port.
The ship carrying first consignment of fertilizer for Afghanistan reached the port, Gwadar port by Pak Afghan Cargo Services Ltd.
CPECB Member Pak Afghan Cargo Services LTD – Member of CPECB has initiated First Containerize Shipment of Afghan Transit Trade from Gwadar Port . Its a start of Game Changer – Long waited .
Its an honored for all CPECB team and Member and specially all Pakistan State who have work hard and support for this successful execution which will play valuable and fruitful role for entire economy . Playing our part to boost Pakistan Economy and long live Pak China Friendship. .
Special thank and congratulation to all COPHC team who have put serious work to make this event possible today
Pakistan in October last year allowed the transit trade for Afghanistan from the port in country’s southwestern Baluchistan province.
A notification to the effect, said the trade related infrastructure at Gwadar Port is ready to handle bulk cargoes to and from Afghanistan.
“The bulk cargoes imported at the Port for onward transit to Afghanistan will be transported in containers after stuffing/loading the same into containers of international specifications,” the notification issued by the Ministry of Commerce said.
Afghan traders will have the facility of transshipment and transit through the port that will give a boost to their trade activities and quick clearance of their goods