The platform also hosts a 2,500-square meter bonded warehouse of Rwanda Digital Trading Hub of Alibaba Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) Yiwu Global Innovation Center.

China’s e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba, Zhejiang China Commodities City Group, and the port operator Dubai Ports World, target to build the bonded warehouse as a central warehouse for Chinese commodities in East Africa, and innovate the mode of import and export trade on this basis.

The port that costs 35 million U.S. dollars spans over 130,000 square meters, including a 12,000-square meter container yard and a 19,600 square-meter warehousing facility. It has an annual capacity of 640,000 tons of warehousing space.

 

Source: Xinhua

Fonte: http://brazilmodal.com.br/2015/internacional/rwanda-launches-35-mln-dry-port/