MULTAN: Collectorate of Customs handled export consignments involving Rs1367.34 million from Multan Dry Port during the month of October 2018-19.
Sources told Customs Today that Multan Customs is providing swift clearance facilities to exporters of South Punjab region through Multan Dry Port. Due to trouble-free clearance facilities, Multan Customs witnessed an increase in the export volume at Multan Dry Port and Muzaffargarh export terminal during the last few months.
Exporters from South Punjab transacted goods from Multan Dry Port which includes cotton yarn, garments, leather shoes, leather, thread, and other items. Multan Customs exported fine quality cotton yarn of worth Rs.189.602 million from Multan Dry Port during the said period. Cotton yarn is the main export item from Multan Dry Port due to its massive cultivation in the South Punjab region.
Multan Dry Port exported Rs63.71 million garments through various shipments in October. It exported various export shipments of cloths worth Rs 155.502 million.
Multan Customs successfully handled export shipments of shoes and traditional leather goods contain the value of Rs87.729 million during the month of October.
Exporters handled shipments of textile made-up/thread worth Rs69.135 million and remaining export items worth Rs801.65 million in the month of October.
The boost in the export activities at the Multan Dry Port also provided a 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 handling of consignments to promote their trade.