MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate has handled export consignments involving Rs918.955 million from Multan Dry Port during the month of August.
According to the details, Customs Collectorate is providing swift clearance facilities to exporters of South Punjab region through Multan Dry Port.
Sources told Customs Today that increase in export volume has been witnessed at the Multan Dry Port and Muzaffargarh export terminal during the existing fiscal year 2017-18.
Exporters from South Punjab transacted various goods from Multan Dry Port are cotton yarn, garments, leathers shoes, leather, thread and other items.
Multan Customs has exported local manufactured cloths of Rs286.978 million to various countries from Multan Dry Port during the month of August 2017-18. Multan Dry Port has exported Rs36.229 million garments from Multan Dry Ports through various shipments in August.
Multan Dry Port handled export shipments of shoes uppers made up of leather and traditional leather goods contain the value of Rs117.444 million during the month of August.
Cotton yarn is the main export item from Multan Dry Port with a volume of Rs100.861 million in current month of September for the existing Fiscal Year 2016-17. The export of fabric clothes from Multan Dry Port was Rs.780 million during the month of September.
Multan Dry Port handled shipments of textile made up/ thread which consists of Rs40.816 million and remaining other export items includes the amount of Rs336.627 million in the month of August.
It is also necessary to mention here that Multan Customs handled different export shipments of Rs1831.920 million during the month of July and August of on-going economic year 2017-18.
Boost in the export activities at the Multan Dry Port also provides chance for the generation of further revenue through clearance of imports and it will also flourish the trade activities in the region.
Exporters are utilizing best facilities of Multan Dry Port to the optimum level for the handling of their consignments to promote their trade.