First Chinese trade convoy arrives at Pak's Gwadar port

Updated: Nov 13, 2016, 11:39 IST | Agencies

The first trade convoy carrying Chinese goods for export through the western route of the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has arrived at the Gwadar port, a media report said on Saturday

Gwadar port in Pakistan. Pic/AFP
Gwadar port in Pakistan. Pic/AFP

Islamabad: The first trade convoy carrying Chinese goods for export through the western route of the USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has arrived at the Gwadar port, a media report said on Saturday.

A Chinese ship docked at the port on Friday and another vessel was expected to arrive within 24 hours, Dawn reported, citing official sources. The paper said that the second trade convoy was scheduled to reach on Saturday.

A ceremony marking the opening of trade activities through the corridor will be held on Sunday.

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