1.5m tons of goods transited through Iran in 2 months

Business Materials 16 June 2010 12:54 (UTC +04:00)

In the first two months of the Iranian calendar year (started March 21) over 1.5 million tons of various goods worth some $4.68 billion were transited through Iranian borders.

The Mehr News Agency reported that these figures are 60 percent heavier in terms of weight and 38 percent more in value compared to the same period the year before.

In the period from March 21 to May 20 230,000 tons were exported first and foremost to Iraq which constitutes 14.7 percent of the total exports through Iran.

China, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, the UAE and other counties stood in lower places respectively.