Roads & Terminals
Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22) to register a 13.33% and 0.66% growth in tonnage and number of trips respectively compared with the similar period of last year.
According to Gholamhossein Daghaghaleh, Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization's director general for cargo transportation affairs, close to 349,000 trucks in Iran handled goods transportation during the period under review.
"Waybill figures show the average weight of cargo carried by each truck over the six-month period increased to 15.1 tons from last year’s 14.5 tons, which shows a rise in road fleet productivity,” the official was quoted as saying by the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization is affiliated to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
Transportation of essential goods from Iranian ports via road amounted to nearly 11 million tons in H1, which shows a 30% growth year-on-year.
In this case, a leading grey and ductile iron foundry experienced some defects. They specialise in producing automotive, agricultural, earthmoving and engineering castings for the global market. Previously they worked with a competitor’s inoculants and nodularisers. They experienced issues with machining their cast products.
A number of aluminium companies and steelmakers along with other suppliers recently filed separate complaints against four largest railroad companies in the United States. They alleged that the railroad companies in the United States conspired to raise prices and overcharge customers billions of money for freight services over a period of five years. They did this under the guise of fuel cost recovery program.
Numerous entrepreneurs and experts exchanged views in Nuremberg last week at the 2nd Silk Road Congress and discussed new opportunities.
Iran’s Deputy Transportation Minister Shahram Adamnejad announced that the country’s largest airline IranAir has posted an operating profit for the last local calendar year ending on March 20, 2019, highlighting that the achievement was made despite all US sanctions against the country’s aviation industry.
Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade announced that in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), some 264.943 trillion rials (nearly $6.3 billion) worth of bank loans have been offered to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to complete semi-finished projects with an over 60 percent physical progress.
The value of exports from Iranian small-sized industrial units has increase 15 percent during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22) compared to the figure of the same period of time in the past year, IRNA reported, quoting Mohsen Salehinia, the deputy industry minister, as saying on Wednesday.