4.1m tons of essential goods undergo customs clearance

Financial Tribune – There are 4.15 million tons of essential goods at Iranian ports, of which Imam Khomeini Port accounts for more than 3 million tons, according to the managing director of Ports and Maritime Organization.

“Corn makes up the lion’s share of these goods with about 2.4 million tons. Wheat, barley, soybeans, rice, sugar, vegetable oils and oilseeds constitute the other goods,” Mohammad Rastad added.

The PMO chief noted that 803,000 tons of essential goods are about to proceed to their final domestic destinations, 405,000 tons are in the customs clearance process and 300,000 tons are at the assessment stage, Fars News Agency reported.

“As we speak, 25 ships are unloading about 589,000 tons of essential goods and 23 container ships with more than 1.7 million tons of essential goods are waiting to enter the ports,” he said.