ISLAMABAD (APP) - The occupation authorities held a meeting with the representatives of Kashmir-based traders and fruit growers to finalise logistic arrangements for cross LoC trade scheduled to begin from October 21. Representatives from different trade and business organisations were informed that trade would be intra-state in nature and there would be no customs duty levied on goods to be traded, KMS reported. The decision on terms of trade and mode of payment and currency would be left to the business chambers from Kashmir and AJK. The goods from Kashmir would be transported in 1-ton vehicles upto Chakoti in AJK. At Chakoti the goods would be loaded in vehicles (from AJK) for transporting to different places. Likewise, 1-ton vehicles from AJK would carry goods upto Salamabad (Uri) in Kashmir. The goods would be loaded into vehicles from Kashmir for carrying them forward to different places. A Trade Facilitation Centre would also be set up at Salamabad instead of customs office to monitor goods. The officer in charge at Centre would be designated as Trade Facilitator instead of customs officer. Present in the meeting were President of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dr Mubeen Shah, president of Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir, Shakeel Qalandar, President of Kashmir Trade Manufacturing Federation, Muhammad Sadiq Baqqal and president of Fruit Growers Association, Ghulam Rasool Butt.