Iran records rise in transit of goods via nation by 150-170 percent
(MENAFN) In a press meeting on Saturday, Ali-Akbar Safaei, the chief of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), highlighted the importance of boosting the transit of commodities through the ports of nation and stated that transit through some ports has surged by 150 to 170 percent in this year.
Throughout the meeting, which was on the events of World Maritime Day, the representative stated that the PMO has hosted several meetings with the bordering nations in addition to India and took several follow-up actions to ease exchange with those nations which has drove to the increasing trend of transit through Iran as well.
In line with a report issued throughout the press meeting, the loading and unloading of commodities in the ports of the nation has surged by 4.8 percent throughout the first 6 months of the present Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22), in comparison with the same span of time in the last year.
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