Economy, Domestic Economy

Cargo Transit Up 24%

Cargo Transit Up 24%Cargo Transit Up 24%

More than 4 million tons of goods were transited in Iran during the first five months of the current Iranian year (started March 21), registering a 24% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year, the director general of Transit and International Transportation Office of the Islamic Republic of Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization said.  The organization is affiliated to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development. “Oil products accounted for close to 1.23 million tons of the total sum and non-oil products for nearly 2.79 million tons. Non-oil products mainly included mazut, textile, auto parts and foodstuff,” Reza Nafisi was quoted as saying by Mehr News Agency. The goods in transit were mainly transported from Iraq to the UAE and vice versa and from the UAE to Afghanistan.


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