Agricultural products among the first shipments of cargo will to be transported between the Philippi
THE new shipping route between the Philippines and Indonesia will see agricultural products among the first shipments of cargo to be transported when the route opens in April. Identified by the private sector in Mindanao for initial shipping to Indonesia are animal feeds, fertilisers, construction materials, ice cream, poultry (halal), fresh fruits, and synthetics, The Manila Times cited the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) as saying in a statemenat. The trade department said that the list of goods to be imported from Indonesia, include matured coconut, copra, corn, feed ingredients, lumber, cement, high-value crops,vegetables, meat, peanuts, aqua products, charcoal, soya, coffee beans and sugar. A roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) ferry service will begin plying the Davao City-General Santos-Bitung (Indonesia) route on April 28, 2017.