Disgruntled Exporters from all over India voiced their concern through unique placard under the aegis of HEWA depicting skyrocketing sea freight and wrote PM Modi to intervene.

On behalf of Exporters, HEWA urged PM Sh. Narendra Modi for Immediate Intervention in the matter of uncontrolled International sea freight charges for safeguarding Indian Exports and sent a petition before PMO bearing registration No. PMOPG/E/2021/0480980 dated 18.08.2021 and prayed for immediate intervention of PMO in these testing times to evolve some check and control mechanism to rein in skyrocketing sea freight charges and also prayed for issuing direction for initiating appropriate proceedings before Competition Commission of India for safeguarding Indian Export industries for achieving cherished goal of ‘AATM NIRBHAR BHARAT MISSION’.

Earlier also, HEWA delegates Anant Srivastava, Vikas Singh Chauhan, Nishant Parmar and Pratap Chauhan met Shri Surendra Ahirwar, Joint Secretary, Logistics & Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, New Delhi on 12.08.2021 and apprised him about sudden rise (upto 5 times) in sea freight charges by shipping lines and unavailability of container space.

Copy of petition PMOPG/E/2021/0480980 dated 18.08.2021 – PMOPG_E_2021_0480980 dated 18.08.2021