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Exports via Bahonar Port Up 19%
Economy, Domestic Economy

Exports via Bahonar Port Up 19%

About 1.3 million metric tons of non-oil goods were exported through Shahid Bahonar Port, in the city of Bandar Abbas in southern Hormozgan Province, over the past Iranian calendar year (ended March 20), showing a 19 percent increase compared to the preceding year, head of Shahid Bahonar port’s maritime office, Mohammad Mohseni, announced on Sunday, as reported by Donya-ye-Eghtesad newspaper.
The official noted that agricultural products such as fruit and vegetables, construction materials such as bitumen and ironware, as well as minerals, chemicals and high-protein products accounted for the majority of exported goods through the southern port, and Persian Gulf states were the main export destinations.
The port ranked the country’s number one in fertilizer and pesticide exports (320,000 metric tons) as well as agricultural products and livestock (290,000 metric tons).
Non-oil imports via Shahid Bahonar stood at 187,000 metric tons, which shows a 15 percent decrease compared to a year before. The imports included construction materials, road maintenance machinery, textile, home appliances and foodstuff such as rice and dry fruit, as well as automobiles.
Mohseni added that 2.1 million metric tons of oil and non-oil goods were loaded and unloaded in the port, which indicates a 4 percent increase compared to a year before.
Also, the port’s container traffic stood at 4,764 TEUs (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units), which rose 2.5 times compared to the preceding year.

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