Islamabad: Pakistan Customs has facilitated the clearance of the first import cum export consignment at Gwadar port under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
An official announcement said the cleared consignment by M/s HK Sun Corporation will be further processed in Gwadar Free Zone established under CPEC and later on items will be exported from Pakistan.
The first consignment consisting of metal scrap was processed and cleared by the Model Customs Collectorate, (A&F) West, Karachi and goods reached Gwadar Free Zone regulated by Model Customs Collectorate Gwadar.
More shipments of raw material of the same company are under way to Pakistan which will be further used in manufacturing of goods to be exported.
The free zone will integrate and strengthen the linkage of industries between China and Pakistan.
The free zone is positioned as economic development engine of Gwadar aiming to transform international trade logistics hub under CPEC.
The project will create employment opportunities for local population; and will play a role of catalyst for economic growth and development of country.
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