For e-trade, the DGFT is connecting ports and locations. It is 34 for now and we hope that by next year-end, at least 70 ports will be connected. All these locations will be EDI-enabled, commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma said at an EEPC function here. Exporters have to deal with various agencies while sending a consignment abroad. This adds to transaction costs that can be reduced if there are lesser delays, faster movement of goods, simplified procedures (for completion of paper work) and on-line approvals (of applications for duty refund.