Baku, Azerbaijan, March 4
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
In the first 11 months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2018), compared to the same period of the previous year, Iran's exports via the customs of its Kermanshah province increased by 46 percent in terms of value, Director of Kermanshah Customs Administration Khalil Heydari said, Trend reports via IRNA.
Exports through customs of Kermanshah increased by 32 percent in terms of weight, Heydari said.
During the reported period, exports via Kermanshah's customs and border markets amounted to 5.34 million tons in terms of weight and $2.64 billion in terms of value, Heydari added.
Some 3.65 million tons of goods with the value of $1.54 billion were exported through Kermanshah, Parvizkhan, Khosravi and Paveh customs, he said.
Compared to the same period of the previous Iranian year, exports increased by 86 percent in terms of value, and 58 percent in terms of weight, he added.
The director noted that some other customs of Iran also exported 1.69 million tons of goods with the value of $1.09 billion via the borders of Kermanshah province.
The customs official stressed that these figures, compared to the same period of the previous Iranian year, increased by 16 percent in terms of value, and by 4 percent in terms of weight.
Main export goods, according to Heydari, were household items, detergents, tomatoes, potatoes, vinegar, cellulose and various ceramics.
In total 795 types of goods were exported through Kermanshah, he said.
Kermanshah province shares 371 kilometers of border with Iraq. Annually, half of Iran's non-oil export operations are carried out in this province.