Iran discloses volume of products exported from West Azerbaijan province
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 5
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
The value of the products manufactured and exported from Iran’s western West Azerbaijan province has exceeded $1.3 billion since the beginning of this Iranian year (March 21, 2019) up till now, Governor of West Azerbaijan province Mohammad Mehdi Shahriyari said.
Shahriyari made the remark in Iran at the meeting of the culture council of the West Azerbaijan province, Trend reports referring to IRNA.
“By continuing this process, the export volume is planned to reach approximately $2 billion till the end of the year (March 21, 2020),” the governor said.
Shahriyari added that the products worth about $460 million were exported from the province from March 21, 2017 through March 21, 2018, and the products worth $1.42 billion last year (from March 21, 2018 through March 21, 2019).
The governor said that there are many opportunities for trade development in the West Azerbaijan province and these opportunities must be fully used.
Shahriyari said that the infrastructure was created in the province to attract investors and the opportunities are envisaged in the industrial parks.
The governor added that unemployment rate declined by 4.2 percent in the province; this year, the unemployment rate stands at 8.7 percent.
Iran's West Azerbaijan province borders with Turkey, Iraq and Azerbaijan.