Domestic Economy

Ninefold Rise in Imports of Essential Goods Via Chabahar

Over the two-month period ending May 20, imports of essential goods via Iran's southeastern Chabahar Port increased ninefold compared with the corresponding period of last year to reach 541,000 tons, the head of Sistan-Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Organization said on Thursday. 
“A total of 264,000 tons of the imported essential goods were granted inward processing procedure that allows conditional relief from import duties and taxes,” Behrouz Aqaei added. 
Noting that loading and unloading operations at Chabahar Port improved by 54%, the official said the unloading of non-oil goods jumped 188% over the two-month period. 


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