|Nearly 5.5m tons of goods transited via Iran in 5 months||
TEHRAN - Over 5.491 million tons of goods were transited via Iran during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), the Mehr News Agency reported.
Some 96 percent of the goods were transited by road and the rest by rail.
The transited consignments mostly consisted of fuel, construction materials, home appliances, cotton and vehicles.
Meanwhile, over 4.295 million tons of goods were transited via Iran during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22).
The Iranian deputy transport and urban development minister has said that Iran has the capacity to transit 40 million tons of goods annually.
Shahriyar Afandizadeh said that over 11.6 million tons of goods were transited through Iran in the previous Iranian calendar year.
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|Last Updated on 03 September 2014 04:18|