Iran: Imam Khomeini Port Unveils New Investments

Imam Khomeini Port Unveils New Investments

Director General of Imam Khomeini Port (BIK) said that we managed to attract considerable amount of investment of private sector in the filed of loading and discharge of within previous 2 years.

Mr. Idani added that private sector’s investment amounted to $ 7 million in development of the Imam Khomeini port.

Attraction of this amount of investment came as a result of incentive policies and providing necessary facilitation for investment” Mr. Idani said.

Director General of Imam Khomeini port added that through the investment of private sector the nominal capacity of the port has rose from 44 million tons in 2009 to 50 million tons in 2013, he also noted that as many as 750 jobs have been created as a result of the private sector’s investment during recent years.

There are negotiations underway to attract greater amount of private sector’s investment in the port” he concluded.

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Press Release, August 7, 2013

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