Some 10M tons of goods loaded, unloaded at Iranian ports

Business Materials 10 May 2015 12:13 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, May 10

By Fatih Karimov - Trend:

Over 9.8 million metric tons of goods were loaded and unloaded at Iranian ports in the first Iranian calendar month of Farvardin (March 21-April 20), according to Iran's Transport and Urban Development Ministry.

Some 6.2 million metric tons of non-oil goods and 3.6 million metric tons of oil products were loaded and unloaded at the country's ports during the month, Iran's IRNA news agency reported on May 10.

The shipment of oil products via Iranian ports fell by 8.3 percent year on year.

Meanwhile, 355,326 metric tons of non-oil goods were transited via the country's ports, a 28.3 percent decrease compared to the same month last year.

However, the total volume of goods transited via the country's ports rose by 2.2 percent, reaching from 395,508 metric tons in the first month last fiscal year to 404,383 metric tons in the current year.