Transit of goods via Iran has risen 48 percent in the fourth Iranian calendar month Tir (June 22-July 22), as compared to the same month of the past year, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.
Transit of goods via Iran’s land borders has risen 95 percent during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, the head of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.
Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development and Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (RAI) refuted some allegations on the decline of the transit from Iran and said the transit from Iran has grown by 29 percent despite the pandemic.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Islamic Republic of Iran can ease transit route for Uzbekistan to the global markets.
Iranian officials revealed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Afghanistan private sector in the field of transit via Chabahar Port.
Afghanistan’s first transit goods to China via Iran’s southeastern Chabahar Port were shipped.
The inauguration of the Chabahar-Zahedan railroad, in southeastern Iran, will create an $80-billion capacity for goods transit.
The governor of the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan said Turkmenistan can use the capacity of Chabahar port and its industrial trade free zone for transiting goods.
IRICA spokesman on Sunday said that Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) issued the license for resuming transit of goods from this region.
Commercial Envoy of the Iranian Embassy to Afghanistan said that Afghanistan can be Iran’s new transit route for exporting products to the Central Asian states.