Financial Tribune – Iranian commercial ports are buzzing with activity, the latest figures released by the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran show.
More than 72.81 million tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded in Iranâ€™s 21 commercial ports during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22) to register a 2.56% growth compared with the corresponding period of last year.
Non-oil goods accounted for 50.22 million tons of the total throughput, showing a 4.74% year-on-year rise.
The remaining 22.59 million tons pertained to oil products, indicating a 1.96% decrease YOY.
Container loading and unloading declined by 47.24% to stand at 663,613 TEUs.
Source: The Iran Project