Export of non-oil products from Iran’s Khorramshahr port increases
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 5
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
In the first nine months of this Iranian year (started March 21, 2018), 1.7 million tons of non-oil products were exported from the Iranian port of Khorramshahr, and this is a 10 percent increase compared to the same period last year, Noorollah Asadi, director general of the Khorramshahr Ports and Maritime Administration of Iran’s Khuzestan province, said in an interview with the MANA, Trend reports.
He said that food products, seafood, construction materials and home appliances were exported to Asian countries, as well as countries of the Persian Gulf, including Iraq.
He added that more than 30 billion rials (about $714,000) were invested to expand the port.
He said that 1.7 trillion rials (about $40.4 million) were invested by the private sector to expand container infrastructure of the port, adding that in the near future this port will be developed.
The port of Khorramshahr is located in the territory of Arvand Free Trade Zone. During the Iran-Iraq war, this port was totally destroyed.