The service of the Customs’ Electronic Data Interface (EDI) system, now available at the Calicut International Airport, will be temporarily extended to facilitate international cargo shipping operations through Beypore Port. A circular to this effect will be issued soon by the Cochin Customs, it is learnt.
Sources said the temporary arrangement would be in place till the introduction of a permanent 24×7 EDI clearance facility at the Beypore Port. On Thursday (Dec. 6), port authorities held a preliminary discussion with Customs officials about the introduction of the new service and the demand for it among potential exporters and importers.
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