Pakistan: Transportation of fruits and vegetables to Dubai by sea

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Pakistan has just tested the export of fruits and vegetables to Dubai by sea. The new shipping route saved shipping costs by 94% in Comparison with the airway. The only constraint is the routing time which is estimated to be 3-4 days versus only a few hours for the airway. Pakistani exporters believe they can exploit more markets in the Emirates and other Gulf countries with an increase in the volume exported to these destinations by 500% in the next 2-3 years.