Tran­sit of goods via Iran up 24%

Tehran Times - - FRONT PAGE -

TEHRAN — Tran­sit of goods through Iran rose 24 per­cent in the past Ira­nian cal­en­dar year, which ended on March 20, ac­cord­ing to Is­lamic Repub­lic of Iran Cus­toms Ad­min­is­tra­tion (IRICA).

IRICA an­nounced that more than 10.695 mil­lion tons of com­modi­ties were tran­sited trough Ira­nian borders dur­ing the past year, Mehr news agency re­ported on Mon­day.

The data re­leased by IRICA and also Iran’s Road Main­te­nance and Trans­porta­tion Or­ga­ni­za­tion (RMTO) in­di­cate that tran­sit of goods via Iran ex­pe­ri­enced an in­creas­ing trend in the pre­ced­ing cal­en­dar year.

This trend which shows im­por­tance of the coun­try in re­gional trade is an­tic­i­pated to con­tinue in the cur­rent year through some un­der­way de­vel­op­ment plans.

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