Pakistan denies high tariffs on Afghan pomegranates

Pakistan denies high tariffs on Afghan pomegranates

Pakistan denies high tariffs on Afghan pomegranates

“Pakistan is providing 27/4 services on its side of Torkham crossing to facilitate rapid disposal of Afghan fruit and vegetables,” said the Pakistan embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, after some Afghan traders have expressed concerns over Islamabad’shigh tariff on the Kandahar pomegranates.

The embassy said that Pakistan has not implemented any such measures and the normal practice valuation of imports from Afghanistan were periodically revised.

The Kandahar Chamber and Commerce Department has earlier said that Pakistan has tripled the tariff on the Afghan pomegranates, adding that Islamabad has finalized an amount of 300,000 Pakistani currency tariffs per truck.

Pakistan is considered as one of the main market for Kandahar pomegranates. The country has been accused many times of duel policy towards Afghanistan by the Afghan officials.

The embassy has also talked about the development of bilateral ties between Kabul and Islamabad, said that these ties were vital important for trade between two countries.

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