News ID: 318834
Published: 0314 GMT December 19, 2021

Iran’s annual unloading of basic goods up 25%: PMO

Iran’s annual unloading of basic goods up 25%: PMO

The unloading of basic goods at the port of Iran increased 25 percent in the current Iranian year that started on March 21, compared to its previous year, the head of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) announced on Sunday.

The highest amount of basic goods imports pertained to Imam Khomeini Port, southwestern province of Khuzestan, Ali-Akbar Safaei noted, IRNA reported.

"Currently, 17 ships are unloading and loading goods at Iranian ports," he said, adding, "We need 75,000 trucks to distribute basic goods."

“We unload the basic goods in the shortest time and we do not have to worry about the supply of the basic goods”, the official added.

"We will use the power of all knowledge-based companies to supply spare parts as well as low-sulfur fuel," the PMO head noted, saying that "One of our main plans is to promote trade."

According to the data released by Roads and Urban Development Ministry, 16.85 million tons of basic goods were cleared from the country’s ports in the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-November 21).


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