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News ID: 6535
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 18:53 - 07 March 2015
Tehran, YJC. About 11.2 tonnes of mercantile has been transported across Iran’s 11 months into the current year.

11.281 million tonnes of goods have been transported across the country’s borders in the first 11 months of the current Iranian-calendar fiscal year (since March 21), said Mohammad Javad Atrchian, the director general of the office for transit and border terminals of Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization.

He noted that the number shows a 6.2 %increase since to the same period last year.

He noted that 5.097 million tonnes of the transported goods had been oil products and 6.183 million tonnes of them were non-oil goods.

Fuel, chemical products, cotton, construction materials, home appliances and passenger vehicles constitute the main part of the non-oil commodities, Atrchian explained.

He also stated that the customs of southern port city of Bandar Abbas was the country’s busiest border in terms of imports (26.7 percent), followed by Parvizkhan, Bashmaq and Bazargan borders.

Head of Iran's Customs Office Masoud Karbasian announced in Feb. that the country had exported over $45 billion worth of non-oil commodities during the first eleven months of the current Iranian year.

The value of petrochemical products so exported hit $12.545 billion, whereas the revenue from the export of other commodities reached $18.8 billion in that time span, he stated.

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