Iran's exports via Zanjan increase by over 100 times

Business Materials 5 February 2019 19:33 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 5

By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:

Iran's exports via the country's Zanjan customs increased 118 times in terms of weight since 1999, Director General of Zanjan Customs Administration Hamed Ahmadi said, Trend reports via IRNA.

Ahmadi noted that in the year of its establishment, the Zanjan customs exported 2,250 tons of goods worth $6 million.

In the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2018), the exports reached 266,000 tons or $380 million in terms of value.

Zanjan exports goods to about 50 countries and main export destinations are neighboring countries, Europe and Africa, he said.

Zanjan's share in Iran's exports is 1 percent, according to Ahmadi.

Main export goods are zinc, copper, aluminum, lead, propylene, steel products, transformers and spare parts, cables, raisins, dates and dairy products.