Gwadar Port ready to handle bulk cargo to and from Afghanistan

October 18, 2019 (MLN): The Ministry of Commerce has issued a notification to all shipping agents, forwarders, NLC and shipping associations, informing that the Infrastructure at Gwadar Port is ready to handle bulk cargo to and from Afghanistan.

The bulk cargoes imported at Gwadar Port for onward transit to Afghanistan will be transported in containers after stuffing/loading the same into containers of international specifications, the notification said.

The number of cargoes under Afghan transit trade has increased by 44 percent, as 93,732 containers were shipped in FY19 as against 60,516 containers in FY18.

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Posted on: 2019-10-18T10:58:00+05:00