Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) has decreased fees taken from containers that are being exported from Maldives.
MPL started implementing the change from 01 January, 2023 onwards.
The company highlights that the change was brought to help Maldivian businesses who export their goods.
MPL notes that with the changes, the fees have been decreased by nearly 75 percent.
As such, the fee of MVR 4,419.03 taken from 20 feet containers has been decreased to MVR 1,132.08 and fee of MVR 8,767.51 taken from 40 feet containers has been decreased to MVR 2,264.14.
Speaking about the change, CEO of MPL, Shahid Ali stated that the change was brought after taking the concerns raised by businesses into consideration.
Shahid stated that the company's aim is to make the process as easier and convenient for business.