Iran gains 14 pct more revenues via transit: Statistics

According to the statistics released by Iran's Trade Promotion Organization, revenues received through transit of commodities during the period (March 21-January 20, 2018) last year was $ 2.547 billion while it has increased by 14 percent now.

The figure stands at $ 2.905 billion this year accounting for the income gained through air, sea and land transit activities.

Lying along some international transport corridors, Iran is a hub for transit of goods through railway, road, air and maritime transportation.

A major part of the revenues is received through railway transport , with a growth of 31 percent, followed by road transit with 18 percent growth.

Despite the overall growth, Iran's transit revenues in aerial and maritime transport decreased respectively by 8 and 6 percent over the 10-month period.