Non-oil exports from Iran’s Gilan province hits $26 million
Tehran, Iran, May 3
By Milad Fashtami - Trend:
Iran exported 90,000 tonnes of non-oil goods worth some $26 million from northern Gilan province in the first calendar month of the current year (March 21-April 20).
The figure shows 15 percent increase in terms of weight, Iran's IRNA News Agency reported.
Anzali and Astara customs accounted for 14,293 and 75,500 tonnes on the mentioned figure, respectively.
The rest of the goods were exported via Hasanroud Customs.
Chemical, mineral, and vegetables were the main exported products from Gilan province.
Russia, Azerbaijan, and Iraq are also the main destinations for the exported goods.
Over 110,113 tonnes of goods worth $60 were also imported via Gilan province in the mentioned period.
Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Ukraine, Germany, Belarus, Armenia, France, Turkey, Moldavia, England, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Indonesia, Afghanistan, and Kenya were among the other countries that conducted transaction with Iran's Gilan province.
Iran Customs Administration's latest report suggests that the country's total non-oil exports to foreign countries (excluding gas condensates) stood at $31.332 billion in previous year (which ended on March 20), while the country's total imports amounted to $50.818 billion.
The figures mark annual trade balance of -$19.486 billion for Iran.
Iran's annual trade turnover is projected to reach $160 billion by the end of the Fifth Five-Year Development Plan (March 2016).