Iranian Ports Experience Surge in Agricultural Commodity Unloading, Highlighting Trade Growth in 2023-2024

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Increased Activity in Iranian Ports: A Surge in Staple Goods Handling


Information received from our in-house sources indicates a significant escalation in staple goods handling within Iran’s ports in the present Iranian calendar year, from March 21, 2023, till February 22, 2024. The total amount of staple goods offloaded during this timeframe was reported to be 19,649,887 tons.

Main Commodities Reported

The prime agricultural products involved in this escalation include commodities like wheat, barley, corn, soya, rice, sugar, and vegetable oil. Notably, corn and soya emerged as two commodities witnessing the most growth, with an increase of 26% and 17% respectively.

Major Imports

An extensive review of the data revealed by our sources confirms that over two million tons of wheat and one million tons of barley were unloaded during this period at Iranian ports.

Growth in Port Operations

In addition to this, Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development released data that showed a 4.3% growth in loading and unloading operations within the container sector of Iranian ports. This expansion was observed for the initial nine months of the year. The report is suggestive of a general upswing in port operations compared to their performance in the previous year.

  • Key agricultural commodities unloaded included wheat, barley, corn, soya, rice, sugar, and vegetable oil.
  • Increased imports were seen in corn and soya, with growth rates of 26% and 17% respectively.
  • A total of more than three million tons of wheat and barley were offloaded at various ports.
  • There was a 4.3% increase in port operations within the container sector, according to the data from the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.

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