The Regulatory Agency for Cargo and Logistics Certification of Angola (ARCCLA) refers, in a press release, that these comprise the fourth and fifth tender limited by prior qualification for the conclusion of the concession contract for both platforms.
ARCCLA is the entity responsible for organizing and monitoring the concession processes for the aforementioned logistics platforms.
According to the Angolan agency, the current national and international socio-economic context requires countries and regions to define strategies that stimulate local production and guarantee the distribution of these products to the main points of consumption or manufacture until export.
"Within the 'layout' of the logistics platforms, in addition to installations for the consolidation and deconsolidation of cargo, the existence of customs warehouses to support the import, export, and transit processes", refers in the note.
The Arimba logistics platform (Huíla province) is located 35 kilometers from the city of Lubango, the capital of the province, is connected to the EN 280 and could benefit the ports of Namibe and Lobito, the Moçâmedes and Benguela, in addition to the airports in Catumbela and Namibe.
With regard to the logistics platform in Lombe (Malanje province), it benefits from the Luanda Railway, "a strategic logistics infrastructure", as a connection point with international markets through the Port of Luanda.