Iran exports 470,000 tons of cargo from Khorasan in spring

Business Materials 12 July 2011 15:53 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, July 12 /Trend/

The volume of exported cargo via Khorasan Razavi Customs reached 474,000 tons during the first three months of this year, worth $390 million, the ISNA reported quoting Khorasan Razavi Customs Administration Chief Massoud Atefi as saying.

"Exports increased by 9.5 percent on weight and 35.8 percent value compared to last solar year," he said.

The exported cargo via border market in Bajgiran reduced during this time by 65.8 percent on weight and 51.9 percent on value.

The volume of imported cargo from this custom station reduced by 67.01 percent on weight to 101,000 tons and 29.6 percent on value to $88 million.

Iran exported $26 billion worth of non-oil commodities excluding natural gas condensate last solar year, Iran Customs Administration statistics indicates.

Chemical products, mineral fuels, plastics, steel and fruits including 60 percent of Iran non- oil export.

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Iran is the third largest country in the Middle East and Central Asia in terms of exports and imports.