Transit of goods via Iran rises 27% in H1

October 10, 2017 - 9:28

TEHRAN- Transit of goods via Iran rose 27 percent during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22) compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to a transport official.

Reza Nafisi, director general of Transit and International Transportation Department in Iran Road Maintenance & Transportation Organization, said over 4.857 million tons of commodities have been transited via the country during the mentioned time, IRNA reported on Monday.

Of the mentioned figure, 1.540 million tons were oil products and 3.317 million tons were non-oil goods, he added.