PMO News Portal - Behrouz Aghaee, Director General of Sistan
and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime stated: Due to the fact that the large oceanic
port of Chabahar enjoys modern equipment for unloading and loading of goods, as
well as significant discounts considered on tariffs for goods and ships since
the beginning of this year, We have experienced a 97% increase in the unloading
and loading of non-oil goods in this strategic port compared to the same period
Stating that the import of basic commodities through
Chabahar port has grown by 330 percent, Aghaee added: the largest share of imports
of this type of goods with 479 thousand tons is dedicated to wheat, also this
year barley and sugar are other basic commodities imported through this port
And has been transited to various destinations in the country.
Referring to the significant growth of exports of goods through
Chabahar port, Aghaei concluded: "since the beginning of this year, exports
of goods through this important oceanic port has increased 37 times compared to
the same period last year,."