ACCI officials announce: Pakistan removes limitations on Afghan Exports

ACCI officials announce: Pakistan removes limitations on Afghan Exports

On Tuesday, authorities of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (ACCI) declared that Pakistan has completely removed limitations on imports of items from Afghanistan. The measures were taken to battle the coronavirus pandemic has closed down business ties over the district. 

The move will likewise help the Afghan business network extend the import and fares of different items besides groceries. 

Sayed Zaman Hashemi, the CEO of ACCI expressed, Pakistan has demonstrated preparation to keep Torkham and Spin Boldak passages open for six days every week for 24 hours; however, only on Saturdays the crossing will be open for travelers. 

Earlier last month, Pakistan reported that it was continuing its exports to Afghanistan and declared that Torkham and Chaman crossings will remain open five days every week. Afghan businesses will have the option to export their items to Pakistan six days per week through Torkham and Chaman crossing area. 

Afghan business people have said that the export of organic products, vegetables, and groceries from Pakistan to Afghanistan will assist in controlling the price hike in the nearby markets in the nation. 

Mohammad Farooq Ahmadi, the head of fresh vegetable and fruits exporters expressed that this is very essential that Pakistan opens the corridor, for their own advantages, however not as much as this (land course), we scarcely export a few tons of item in one flight, yet this isn’t adequate, Pakistan is our key exporter, 70 to 80 percent of our shipping go to Pakistan. 

financial analyst Abdul Wase Haidari likewise expressed Afghanistan is in a delicate circumstance; it needs to export its agricultural items, this situation needs planning as well as resolve problems to circumvent further declines for our farmers and businesses during the pandemic.

The announcement comes as Afghanistan plans to harvest its fruits and vegetables.

Article Credit: Tolo News

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