Iran's exports via Arvand Free Trade Zone up by 37%
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 3
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
In the first five months (March 21, 2019 - August 22, 2019) of the current Iranian year, Iran's exports via its Arvand Free Trade Zone in Khuzestan province amounted to $67 million in monetary terms, said Ali Mousavi, deputy managing director of the trade zone, Trend reports citing IRNA.
According to Mousavi, this figure is 37 percent more compared to the same period of the previous Iranian year, in terms of value.
He added that in the first five months of the previous Iranian year, the exports amounted to $49 million in monetary terms.
Main export goods were industrial equipment, building materials, clinker, steel and foodstuff, he said.
Mousavi further noted that the main export destinations were Iraq, India, Thailand, CIS countries, Australia and some countries of Europe.
Arvand Free Trade Zone has an area of 37,400 hectares.