Smuggled goods through the neighbour countries' borders of and the Afghan Transit Trade
form a chunk of informal economy volume of which ranges between 50 to 60 percent of formal economy.
He also expressed Kyrgyz Governments intention to join Pakistan Afghanistan Trilateral Transit Trade
Agreement which will connect it to a lucrative emerging trading route.
In the beginning of January this year, Pakistan and Afghanistan held two days negotiations to review Afghanistan Pakistan Transit Trade
Agreement (APTTA) and to search out avenues of signing Trilateral Transit Trade
Agreement (ATTA) amongst Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan with an aim to enhance trade volume up to $5 billion over the next three years, according to Pakistani media.
Representatives of traders society of Pakistan and Afghanistan are eager expanding the jurisdiction of Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade
Agreement (APTTA) beyond Afghanistan.
The minister said the Khost-Ghulam road would soon become a transit trade
route which would turn Khost province into a key regional trade centre.
Similarly, he said the port is well poised to have transhipment as well as transit trade
, adding Dubai is earning billions of dollars yearly from transhipment which is 700 km ahead of Gwadar and has to pass through Strait of Hormuz which restrict the ships movement.
Ahmed Mostafa, a representative for bureaucratic workers responsible for customs publications procedures, said that the continued operations of customs publications for transit trade
significantly affected the size of containers traded via transit, which represents 30% of the business.
CHICAGO, Jumada II 30, 1433, May 21, 2012, SPA - Pakistan and Afghanistan on Sunday agreed in principle to extend the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade
Agreement beyond Afghanistan to the countries in Central Asia.
They said Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade
Agreement, or APTTA, should be implemented in true spirit to boost the bilateral trade as well as investment in the war-torn country.
Islamabad, Sept 10(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Salman Siddique has revealed that over 23,900 Afghan Transit Trade
containers have disappeared during the last two and a half years.
announcement of the Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade
Agreement saying it
398% of Duty-free zone Plovdiv, 46% of Transit Trade
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