Slight Rise in Iranian Port Operations
publish date: Saturday 14 December 2019
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More than 95.31 million tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded at Iran’s 21 commercial ports during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 22) to register a 1.11% growth compared with the corresponding period of last year.
Latest figures published on the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran’s website show non-oil goods accounted for 65.01 million tons of the total throughput, showing a 0.73% year-on-year rise.
The remaining 30.29 million tons pertained to oil products, indicating a 1.9% decline YOY.
Container loading and unloading declined by 44.03% to stand at 891,894 TEUs.
**A version of this article appears on the online version of Financial Tribune on 2019-12-02, with the headline Slight Rise in Iranian Port Operations. Available at: https://financialtribune.com/articles/domestic-economy/101021/slight-rise-in-iranian-port-operations (Accessed: 14 December 2019).