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Throughput of Commercial Ports Down 26% YOY to 48 Million Tons

Container loading and unloading decreased by 40.24% to stand at 531,650 TEUs during the five months under review
Throughput of Commercial Ports Down 26% YOY to 48 Million Tons Throughput of Commercial Ports Down 26% YOY to 48 Million Tons

Iran’s 21 major commercial ports handle a total of 48.42 million tons of commodities during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21) to register a 26.5% decline compared with the similar period of last year.
According to figures published by the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran, non-oil goods accounted for 30.98 million tons of the total throughput, showing a 33.9% fall year-on-year. 
The remaining 17.44 million tons pertained to oil products, indicating an 8.24% decline YOY.
Container loading and unloading decreased by 40.24% to stand at 531,650 TEUs.
The 21 ports under study include Iran’s southern ports of Abadan, Imam Khomeini, Bushehr, Khorramshahr, Genaveh, Bandar Lengeh, Chavibdeh, Arvandkenar, Charak and Dayyer located on the shores of the Persian Gulf, Shahid Rajaee, Shahid Bahonar, Qeshm and Tiab at the mouth of the Strait of Hormuz, Jask and Chabahar on the coasts of the Sea of Oman and the northern ports of Fereydounkenar, Noshahr, Astara, Amirabad and Anzali on the Caspian Sea shoreline.

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