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Jan 24, 2022

B.C.C.I. Says 700 Containers Won’t Reach Destination

In their statement, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry also noted the current impasse will result in severe impacts to households, firms, and the government. The release highlighted the fact that consumer goods and goods used in local manufacturing account for twenty -eight percent and thirty- eight percent of Belize’s import respectively. This then puts a burden on local factories as they are at risk of not supplying their local and foreign customers on time. The release noted that the current standoff between both parties will result in zero imports and exports via P.B.L. this week, or an estimated seven hundred containers failing to reach their final destinations. We will continue to follow.

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