This study, done jointly by CII and Maersk analyses the costs of trade (both direct as well as the indirect and hidden costs
stemming from delays and inefficiencies) across four high-growth trade sectors viz. Textile & Garments, Pharmaceuticals, Electronics and Auto components. It also presents solutions to this problem, by collating the responses received out of the Business Leaders Survey, which was participated by 66 CII member companies.
The salient features of this report includes:
- The value of trade
- The cost of delays and unreliability
- Transport and logistics costs in four sectors
- Proposals for solutions: Business leaders survey
- EXIM business leaders survey
This report was released at the event "Stimulating India’s EXIM Growth – Reducing the Indirect costs of trade" held on 19 January 2017 at New Delhi.