April 19, 2021
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Caspian port trade grew by 78% this year with berthing of 168 ships 2021/03/14
Caspian port trade grew by 78% this year with berthing of 168 ships

Mr. Amin ofoghi stated that, since year, 168 ships have been unloaded and loaded in the Caspian port complex in comparison to 109 ships in the same period last year

He pointed to the 78% increase in weight in unloading and loading of goods in eleven months of this year compared to the same period last year in Caspian port complex of Anzali Free Zone, during this period, 5900 TEU commercial containers were unloaded and loaded in this port complex, which was 4300 TEU containers last year.

Since beginning of this year more than 440,000 tons of goods have been unloaded and loaded in the Caspian port complex which was about 250,000 tons in the same period last year.


He also stated that active trade diplomacy of this organization has led to conclusion of these memoranda of understanding to launch the China-Kazakhstan-Iran corridor (Caspian port). In the eleven months of this year, 53 ships have been berthed from this corridor in the Caspian port complex.

Transportation of goods through the corridor of China, Kazakhstan, Iran has created a new capacity to increase country's trade with China through Iranian branch of the one-way belt transit project.

Last year, 44 ships sailed on this route and a series of international actions and interactions took place, this not only shorted transit time of goods from China to Iran, but also has reduced shipping costs for traders through this corridor.

With created advantages for exporters by the Anzali Free Zone Organization it has encouraged traders and merchants to export their goods from this port complex.

Mr. Ofoghi said Caspian port complex has been designed and built as a third generation port, industrial state No. 2 of the region in backyard of this port complex is fully active and construction process of 50-hectare industrial state No. 3 in backyard of this third-generation port complex is underway.

He pointed out that 95% of  goods imported from Caspian Port were the basic goods and raw materials of country's production units. So far, this strategic port in the Caspian Sea has hosted 309 ships to unload and load basic goods and raw materials needed by our factories.

He said that by connection of Caspian port to national railway next year, this region will become a maritime transit hub of the Caspian Sea. Caspian port complex with operational backyard about 500 hectares, 220 hectares of suitable basin and good draft aim of expanding the export of goods, development of trade relations with the Caspian littoral states and the countries of the Eurasian Union, as well as the activation of corridors through the country by connecting this port to national railway as connection link of country to the north and south corridors and new Silk Road corridor, it will be a strategic route for transit and increase the country's international and logistical exchanges.

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