BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 29
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
The customs clearance period has greatly declined at the customs in Iran, Iranian Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance and Director General of the Customs Administration Mehdi Mirashrafi said.
“The customs clearance of products imported by Iran has been reduced from 26 days to 4 days,” Mirashrafi added, Trend reports referring to Mehr.
“At the same time, the customs clearance of the products exported from Iran decreased from 7 days to one day,” the deputy minister said.
“The Iranian Customs Administration is trying to further reduce this period,” Mirashrafi said. “However, this is a difficult step given a big number of involved structures and other limitations.”
Iran exported 115 million tons of products worth $35.5 billion and imported 28 million tons of products worth $36 billion during 10 months of this Iranian year, from March 21, 2019 through January 20, 2020.