Roads & Terminals
Iranian trucks transited 9.08 million tons of commodities through the country during the last Iranian year (March 2018-19) to register a 2.18% decline compared with the previous year, according to latest data released by the Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization of Iran, affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
More than 433,000 trips were made by trucks to transport the transit goods over the period, registering a 4% decline year-on-year.
The report also shows more than 7.62 million tons of goods were exported from Iran by trucks, registering a 14.46% rise YOY. About 335,000 trips were made to carry out the exports, indicating a 13.56% increase YOY.
Nearly 1.76 million tons of goods were imported into Iran via trucks showing a 16.88% decrease YOY. The number of trips made to transport the imported goods dropped 22.6% to around 89,000.
Bolivia suspended production at its 700,000 t/yr urea and ammonia plant because of a lack of the imported additive formaldehyde, deputy minster for hydrocarbons production and industrialization Antonio Pino told Argus.
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The number of passengers using road-based public transport services has increased to 100 million in the nine Iranian months ending Dec. 21 from 92 million during last year’s corresponding period, says an official with Iran Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization.
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