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Shahid Rajaee Port Throughput Grows 8%

Over half of Iran’s commercial trading is carried out at Shahid Rajaee which also accounts for over 85% of all container throughput in the country.Over half of Iran’s commercial trading is carried out at Shahid Rajaee which also accounts for over 85% of all container throughput in the country.

Close to 79.2 million tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded in Hormozgan Province’s Shahid Rajaee Port during the first 11 months of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2017-Feb. 19), showing an 8% increase compared with the similar period of last year, the director general of Hormozgan Ports and maritime Organization said.
“Nearly 54.3 million tons of the total sum were non-oil and 24.9 million were oil products, the loading and unloading of which registered an 11% and 3% growth respectively year-on-year,” Allah-Morad Afifipour was also quoted as saying by the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
The official added that 35.23 million tons of non-oil products were exported from Shahid Rajaee Port over the period, indicating an 8% increase YOY. 
Imports into the port amounted to 8.92 million tons. 
 

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