Goods transit from Iranian land, water borders grows 7%

Business Materials 19 November 2018 15:08 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 19

By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:

Transit of goods from Iran’s land and water borders increased by seven percent in the first half of this Iranian year (started March 21) compared to the same period last year, said Reza Nafisi, director general of the Islamic Republic of Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization’s Transit and International Transportation Office, IRNA reported.

“During this period, over 5.775 million tons of goods were transited from 32 active land and water borders of the country,” he added.

He went on to say that during the period, 2.313 million tons of petroleum materials and 3 million tons of non-petroleum materials were transited, the major parts of which are spare parts, types of cotton, agricultural products and foodstuffs.

During this period, Rajaee Port with 1.233 million tons or equivalent to 29 percent was the most active border crossing in the country, followed by Parvizkhan with 24 percent and Bashmaq with 10 percent.