Volume of exports via western ports of Iran's Hormozgan Province grows

Business Materials 13 July 2020 15:45 (UTC +04:00)
Volume of exports via western ports of Iran's Hormozgan Province grows

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 13

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

The export of non-oil products through western ports of Hormozgan Province (southern Iran) increased by 19 percent from the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2020) to July 5 compared to the same period last Iranian year, Director of Bandar Lengeh port Ghasem Asghari Nasab said, Trend reports citing Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran (PMO).

The director emphasized that 233,600 tons of non-oil products were exported through these ports during the reporting period, and the share of Bandar Lengeh port in exports was 42,700 tons.

The director added that during this period, 17,900 tons of non-oil products were transited through the ports in the western part of Hormozgan Province. Of this figure, 9,650 tons accounted for the Bandar Lengeh port.

Asghari Nasab noted that 1,485 ships docked at the ports, the weight of 193 of them exceeded 1,000 tons.

"As many as 8,500 cars were transited via the Bandar Lengeh port to Central Asian countries over three months of current Iranian year (March 20 - June 20, 2020)," he said.

Asghari Nasab said that 956,000 tons of products were loaded and unloaded at Bandar Lengeh port during three months.

"Of this figure, 469,500 tons accounted for non-oil products and 484,400 tonsfor the oil products," he added.