The import and export trade volume between Pakistan and China has increased explosively against the global trend under the influence of epidemic.
According to General Administration of Customs P.R. China, trade between Pakistan and China totaled US $12.56 billion in the first half of 2021, 1.6 times larger than that of the same period last year.
The rapid growth of trade volume between both countries has brought great challenges to cross-border logistics and transportation, especially exports to China.Shipping is the main method of transport for Pakistan’s exports to China.
Currently, the capacity of maritime transport is tight and the freight rate remains high, according to CEN.—AFP