Iranian Ports Handle Over 11m Tons of Goods in 1 Month


Iran’s 21 major ports loaded and unloaded 11.79 million tons of commodities in the first month of the current Iranian year (March 21-April 20) to register a 5.8% decline compared with the corresponding period of last year.

According to figures published in the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran's website, non-oil goods accounted for 8.43 million tons of the total throughput, showing a 0.24% fall year-on-year.

The remaining 3.36 million tons pertained to oil products, indicating a 17.4% decline YOY.

Container loading and unloading decreased by 36% to stand at more than 126,936 TEUs.