Iran's Incheh Borun railway exports up by 120%
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 16
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iranian exports via the Incheh Borun railway located in Golestan Province rose by 120 percent during the 10 months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2018), Mohammad Reza Ghorbani, Director General of Northeast Railway of Iran, said in an interview to IRNA, Trend reports.
Ghorbani said that the growth was compared to that of the same period last year, adding that up to 114,000 tons of products were exchanged with Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Russia through the Incheh Borun railway from the beginning of this year.
According to the Director General, 76,600 tons of the above consisted of imports, 475 tons of transits and 37,100 tons of non-oil products.
Ghorbani went on to say that the Incheh Borun railway of Golestan Province played an important role in the export, transit and import of goods for businessmen, and called on trade companies to make maximum use of the opportunities created by this railroad.
The international railroad between Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan was commissioned in 2014.
The Incheh Borun railway runs all the way to China.
Incheh Borun customs point is located on the Iran-Turkmenistan border. In addition to the railroad, transit trucks also use this customs point.