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Iran boosts passenger cars import via its Shahid Bahonar port

Business Materials 6 June 2023 17:12 (UTC +04:00)
Iran boosts passenger cars import via its Shahid Bahonar port
Elnur Baghishov
Elnur Baghishov
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 6. Iran’s passenger cars import through its Shahid Bahonar port in Hormozgan Province (southern Iran), has increased by 143 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2023) to date, compared to the same period last year, Director of Shahid Bahonar Ports and Maritime Department, Hamid Reza Mohammad Hosseini said, Trend reports.

“Overall, 1,124 passenger cars were imported to the country through Iran’s Shahid Bahonar port during the mentioned period,” the director noted.

In addition, 798 passenger cars were transited to Central Asian countries through Iran’s Shahid Bahonar port for the reporting period, Mohammad Hosseini added.

Meanwhile, 164,874 local passenger cars were manufactured in Iran within the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through May 21, 2023).

This is an increase of 45 percent compared to the same month in the last Iranian year.

In general, there are 9 ports operating in the east of Iran's Hormozgan Province. Among these ports, Shahid Bahonar, Tiyab, Jask are considered active ports.

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