Iran Afghanistan

India-Afghanistan transit accounts for 28% of Chabahar container traffic

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.

Trade

Crossing at Milak border reaches 300 trucks a day: Official

Commercial exchanges through Milak border crossing with Afghanistan are back to normal with about 300 trucks crossing the border daily since August 14, a local official in Sistan-Baluchestan province said.

Trade

Milak crossing reopened at Iran-Afghanistan border

A number of trucks entered Milak border crossing into Iran to mark its reopening after repeated opening and closing last week, according to Spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration Rouhollah Latifi.

Trade

Iran eyes expansion of KTAI exchanges

The KTAI corridor, which has recently been launched following the first successful TIR pilot operation from Shahid Rajaee Port in the southern Hormozgan Province to Kyrgyzstan, offers a shorter route from Iran to Central Asia.

Transportation

Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan transit corridor launched

The pilot project of the Iran-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan transit corridor has become operational under the TIR system with two trucks starting transporting goods from Iran to Afghanistan and finally to Uzbekistan.

Transportation

Iran-Afghanistan rail link to be launched in months

Khaf-Herat railroad project is scheduled to be launched this autumn (Sept. 22-Dec. 20), says the deputy head of Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructure Company, affiliated with the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.

Transportation

Afghanistan’s Ghazanfar Bank to open branch in Chabahar

The head of Iran-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce says Afghanistan’s Ghazanfar Bank will open branch in Iran’s southeastern port of Chabahar soon.

Trade

Sistan-Baluchestan exports to Afghanistan up 56%

More than $181 million worth of goods were exported from the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan to Afghanistan during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20) to register a 56% rise compared with last year’s corresponding period.

Trade

Iran’s exports to Afghanistan top $340m in 2 months

Iran exported 1.06 million tons of commodities worth of $341 million to Afghanistan during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20), data released by Iran Customs Administration shows.

Trade

Iran resumes exports to Afghanistan amid pandemic

A total of 80,072 tons of goods were exported from Milak border terminal in the southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan Province to the neighboring Afghanistan during the first month of the current Iranian year (March 20-April 19).

Trade