Zahedan-Quetta export increases 427% YoY
Tehran, Iran, May 28
By Mehdi Sepahvand – Trend:
The export of goods via the Zahedan-Quetta railroad increased 427 percent in the two first months of the current Iranian fiscal year (since March 21) compared to the same period a year ago.
The announcement was made by Iran’ Southeast Railway CEO Majid Arjuni, IRNA news agency reported May 28.
Accordingly, 6,302 tons of goods was exported to Pakistan via this line, whereas the number had been 1,196 tons for the same two months a year earlier.
In the meantime, Arjuni said, the same railway was used to import 4,301 tons of goods from Pakistan, which saw a growth of 76 percent since a year ago when the number had stood at 2,438.
According to the official, major goods exported to Pakistan included cement, bitumen, sulfur, and foots oil (residue wax).
In the meantime, rice counted for the most prominent goods imported via this railway from Pakistan.