BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 22
The head of the Trade Promotion and Non-Oil Export Commission of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce announced the establishment of a direct shipping line between Iran, South Africa, and Latin American countries in the near future.
“Establishment of the mentioned line, starting from the southern ports of Iran, stopping in the ports of South Africa and leaving for Latin American countries, specifically Brazil, is on the agenda,” Babak Afghahi said, Trend reports citing IRNA.
"The registration of requests of traders for the direct transportation of goods from Iran to the mentioned destinations and the use of this direct shipping line is being done by the Cooperative Chamber,” he said.
According to IRNA, unofficial statistics show that in the first six months of the last Iranian year (started on March 2019, to March 2020), the export volume of Iran and South Africa reached $ 43 million.