Iran's product export via Kurdistan Province increases
BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 27
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The product export via customs of Kurdistan Province in western Iran increased by 69 percent in terms of weight during 2 months of the current Iranian year (March 20-May 20, 2020), compared to the same period of the last Iranian year, said Bakhtiar Rahmanipour, an official of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration’s (IRICA) branch in Kurdistan Province, Trend reports citing IRICA.
According to Rahmanipour, during this period, 685,000 tons of products worth $258 million were exported through the customs of Kurdistan Province.
Rahmanipour added that the product exports through the province’s customs increased by 62 percent in terms of value.
The official said that of the exported products, 516,000 tons of products worth $170 million belong to the Kurdistan Province, 169,000 tons of products worth $88 million belong to other provinces.
"In two months, 6,560 tons of products worth $5.7 million were imported through the customs of Kurdistan Province," he said.
Rahmanipour said that during this period, 140,000 tons of products worth $279 million were transited through the Province’s customs.