Iran’s 10-month transit income up 20% on year

February 20, 2018

TEHRAN- Iran’s income from transit of goods increased 20 percent in the ten-month period ended on January 20, 2018, compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to an official at Trade Promotion Organization (TPO).

Mohsen Rahimi, the head of transit desk of TPO, said transit via roads accounted for the highest share of the increase during the mentioned period, TPO Public Relations Department announced.

The official also underlined the growth in transit of commodities via railway through offering some incentives.
In last September, Iran announced a surprise rise of around 24 percent in transit of goods through its territories during the first five months of this calendar year (March 21-August 22, 2017(.
Figures released by Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (IRMTO) showed that above 4.17 million tons of goods had been moved through 32 active land and maritime borders over the period.


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