EghtesadOnline: The railroad connecting Iran and Afghanistan was inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani on Thursday via videoconference.
EghtesadOnline: The 130-kilometer-long Khaf-Herat railroad connecting Iran and Afghanistan has high potential for transit to the eastern neighboring country, according to the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways.
EghtesadOnline: India’s total transit of goods to Afghanistan via Iran accounted for 28% of Chabahar’s total container traffic by the end of August, which marks the 20th month of the Indian operator’s presence in the port, says Behrouz Aqaei, the head of Sistan-Baluchestan’s Ports and Maritime Organization.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 479,195 tons of commodities worth $1 billion transited through Bashmaq border crossing located in the western Kurdestan Province during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21).
EghtesadOnline: After a short uplift following the reopening of border crossings, transit between Iran and Georgia has been suspended again, this time for unknown reasons.
EghtesadOnline: Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic's border crossings officials announced in a meeting with Iran's Consul General Ahmad Hosseini that they are trying to increase the autonomous republic's transit capacities with the neighboring states of Iran and Turkey.
EghtesadOnline: 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.
EghtesadOnline: The reopening of the Abu Kamal-Qaim border crossing between Syria and Iraq will reduce transit costs between Iran and Syria by 50%, says the co-chair of Iran-Syria Economic Commission, Kayvan Kashefi.
EghtesadOnline: The recent ban imposed by the government on a list of commodities has nothing to do with their transit, the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration clarified on Saturday, announcing that the transit of these goods can continue.
EghtesadOnline: An Iranian customs official said that transit of goods between Iran and Turkey stopped following the coup in the country has been resumed.