Iran sees rise in cargo loading, unloading at its ports


    Iran’s ports saw loading and unloading of 11.8 million tons of various goods and commodities, including construction materials, over the last Iranian calendar month (April 21 to May 21).

    According to the latest data available on the Ports and Maritime Organization’s website, the figure increased by 10.25 percent year-on-year.

    The organization loaded and unloaded 2.254 million tons of construction materials in the one-month period.

    In the meantime, about 2.158 million tons of construction materials were exported through the country’s ports.

    Oil and metal products as well as food were among the main goods exported and imported through the country’s 20 ports between April 21 and May 21.