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Ninefold Rise in Imports of Staples Via Chabahar Port

Ninefold Rise in Imports of Staples Via Chabahar Port
Director General of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Sistan and Baluchestan : The record for the daily departure of 800 trucks from Shahid Beheshti port of Chabahar was set this year.

Over the two-month period ending May 20, imports of essential goods via Iran's southeastern Chabahar Port increased ninefold compared with the corresponding period of last year to reach 541,000 tons, said the Director General of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Sistan and Baluchestan

“A total of 264,000 tons of the imported essential goods were granted inward processing procedure that allows conditional relief from import duties and taxes,” Behrouz Aqaei added.

Noting that loading and unloading operations at Chabahar Port improved by 54%, the official said the unloading of non-oil goods jumped 188% over the two-month period.

May 27, 2020 12:30
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