Minerals, construction materials rank 2nd in goods loaded/unloaded via Iran's ports
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 1
Minerals and construction materials stood at the second place among the loaded/unloaded goods via Iranian ports in the last calendar month, ended Aug. 22, the official data of the country’s Ports and Maritime Organization indicates.
Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has loaded and unloaded more than 4.02 million tons of oil products at its ports across the country over the fifth month of the Iranian fiscal year (July 22-August 22), followed by minerals and construction materials.
The organization loaded and unloaded 2.12 million tons of minerals and construction materials in the one-month period, which is 24.6 percent less than in the same month of the preceding year, according to the latest report released by the PMO.
About 2.04 million tons of minerals and construction materials were loaded at the country’s ports in the one-month period.
Iran loaded and unloaded 787,557 tons of metal products at its ports over the last Iranian calendar month (July 22-Aug. 22), indicating a 16.8 percent decrease, year-on-year.
On a monthly basis, loading/unloading of metal products through Iranian ports witnessed a fall of 22.8 percent.
The Islamic Republic of Iran loaded 697,588 tons of metal products at its ports across the country over the last Iranian calendar month, which indicates a 25.8 percent fall compared to the preceding month.
In the meantime, the country unloaded 89,970 tons of metal products at the organization’s ports, 13 percent more month-on-month.
The report also says that 49,960 tons of machinery, vehicles and spare parts were loaded and unloaded at Iranian ports, registering a fall by 15.4 percent compared to the same period of the preceding year.
Iranian ports saw loading and unloading of a total of 10.82 million tons of various goods and commodities, including food and metal products between July 22 and Aug. 22, 20.2 percent less year-on-year.