Loading, unloading at Iranian ports down 5%

Business Materials 21 December 2016 18:42 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 21

By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:

Total amount of the products loaded and unloaded at Iranian ports fell by 5 percent over the last Iranian month (ended Dec. 20) compared to the same period last year.

According to the latest statistics by Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization, in the mentioned period 19.5 million tons of oil and non-oil products were loaded and unloaded at about 28 ports across the country.

The statistics also suggests that the volume of the non-oil products (loaded and unloaded) did not change in the mentioned period. The figure for oil products, however, declined by 9 percent.

In the mentioned period, 13.9 million tons of oil and non-oil products were loaded at the country’s ports.

The figure for loading of oil products in the mentioned period is 9.3 million tons.

According to the statistics, 1.3 million tons of oil products were unloaded in the mentioned period.

Iran also unloaded 4.1 million tons of non-oil products at its ports over the mentioned period.