SCCI opposes new documentation for trade with Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: The industry group and investors have adverse new documentation for trade with Afghanistan, pronouncing that because of the tariff and non-tariff obstacles trade with the neighbouring nation has already dropped from $2.five billion to $700 million.
Speaking at a gathering with the Customs clearing brokers from Torkhum, President, Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Zahidullah Shinwari, stated the hot needless documentation for trade with Afghanistan would additional shrink within the trade quantity between the 2 nations.
He stated trade between the 2 nations had already witnessed the alarming lower from $2.five billion to $700 million, fearing the new measures would result in more lower of their mutual trade.
Shinwari stated that just lately the Model Customs Collectorate (MCC), Peshawar, issued new documentation for exports to Afghanistan that had introduced critical difficulties for each the Customs clearing brokers and investors. He stated that previous about 18,000 exports automobiles used to move into Afghanistan each day. “But after the recent documentation situation, rarely 250 such automobiles depart for the neighbouring nation day by day,� he added.

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