The Indian government has been forced to offer incentives to encourage trade activity on the low-volume shipping corridor linking Afghanistan via Chabahar port in Iran.
21 May 2019
India and Afghanistan are considering offering concessions on transport costs to reinvigorate containerized trade between the two countries via Iran’s Chabahar port.
20 Mar 2019
Exports from Afghanistan are expected to double in the next year thanks to the new marine transshipment route, according to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.
21 Dec 2017
The launch of the new route became possible only after the lifting of sanctions against Iran by the international community.
30 Apr 2013
A National Airlines B747-400 cargo plane crashed on takeoff yesterday at Bagram Airbase in Afghanistan.