Iran's oil products imports from Caspian littoral states decreased significantly in first quarter of 2016, the official statistics indicate.
According to Iranian Ports and Maritime Organization, the unloading of oil products at Iran's Caspian ports decreased significantly.
Iran's Neka, Anzali, Fereidoon Kenar and Amirabad ports are located on the Caspian coast, where Iran unloaded 175,679 tons of oil products in three months of 2015, while the figure for Q1 2016 decreased to 112,569 tons.
Iran decreased unloading of oil products from all Caspian ports, except for Neka, during the last three months.
In total, Iran unloaded 5.722 million tons of oil products from all of its ports, including those located on Persian Gulf's coast, during Q1 2016, while the figure for the same period of the previous year was 9.129 million tons, which indicates a huge decrease.
On the other hand, Iran has not loaded any oil products from its Caspian ports, while the total loading of oil products at all ports reached 30.173 million tons in Q1 2016, about 5.346 million tons more than the same period of the last year.