Economy, Domestic Economy

Border Transit Up 6.2%

Border Transit  Up 6.2%Border Transit  Up 6.2%

Nearly 11,281 million metric tons of various commodities have been transited through the country’s borders during the 11 months of the current Iranian year (to end March 20), recording an increase of nearly  6.2% compared with the similar period last year; IRNA quoted director general of Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (RMTO), Mohammad Javad Atrchian, as saying on Sunday. Oil-based commodities accounted for to 5.97 million metric tons and non-oil commodities such as home appliances, different types of chemical products, vehicles and construction materials accounted for 6.183 million metric tons of the total goods transported during the period. “Having registered 3.10 million metric tons of transited commodities, Bandar Abbas is the most active border transit terminal during, followed by Bashmaq and Bazargan border points.