Antwerp Port proposes as gateway to Europe for Rajkot industry.
According to rough estimates, around 2,000 containers are exported from Rajkot through various ports including Mundra and Mumbai’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT).
“The purpose of meet was to encourage exporters to take a closer look at their supply chain to get optimum efficiency, delivery times and costs.
Often manufacturers look within the factory and the manufacturing process to get efficiencies when they may well lie beyond the factory walls,” added Khalid. represents Port of Antwerp in India
The Port of Antwerp had organized the roadshow in association with Velji Dosabhai, the largest forwarder in Rajkot, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) and the Saurashtra Vyapar Udyog Mandal (SUVM).
Parag Tejura, president of SUVM, said, “Exports of small and medium scale units in Rajkot have scaled up to Rs 300 crore after we organized three international conferences in the last two years.
The meeting was very cordial and we hope more foreign ports will come and showcase their facilities now.”
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