“Direct transaction of goods from the port of Kandla to Chabahar would result in saving $750 per forty-foot container and a one-day reduction in the time of transportation.

The costs of transport from Chabahar to Kandla would also be cut by $500 for each forty-foot container,” ISNA quoted him as saying.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said earlier this month that Kandla Port will soon be connected with Iran’s Chabahar Port to give a boost to India’s international trade.

“The linking [with Chabahar] means Kandla will cement its feet like Angad did,” the prime minister said on May 22 during a visit to Gujarat, referring to a mythical episode from Ramayana where the character puts his feet down in King Ravana’s court and nobody could move it, however hard they tried

https://financialtribune.com/articles/economy-domestic-economy/65719/india-chabahar-shipping-route-debuted

Source: financialtribune
2017-06-05

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