Non-oil exports from Shahid Rajaee Port rise 11% in 4 months 8/10/2017

Non-oil exports

Allah-Morad Afifipour, the managing director of Hormozgan Province’s Ports and Maritime Department, announced on Tuesday that 12 million tons of non-oil commodities mainly including minerals, metals, petrochemicals, and foodstuff have been exported from the port during the four-month period, Tasnim news agency reported.

The official said China, India, South Korea, Japan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and European countries have been the major export targets of the products.

Afifipour had previously said that loading and unloading of commodities at Shahid Rajaee Port increased five percent during the first four months of the current year compared to the same period of time in the past year.

Some 27.908 million tons of commodities were loaded and unloaded at Shahid Rajaee Port during the four-month period, he said.

The official said in late June that tens of projects worth 30 trillion rials (about $799 million) are underway at Shahid Rajaee Port.

Among these projects, he referred to establishment of three oil terminals as well as access roads at the value of 600 billion rials (about $15.9 million).

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