BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 23
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The products worth $708 million were exported from the East Azerbaijan Province in northwestern Iran, in the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20, 2020), Deputy governor of East Azerbaijan Province Ali Jahangiri said, Trend reports citing Industry, Mine and Trade Organization of East Azerbaijan Province’s website.
Jahangiri noted that the weight of the exported product was about 417,000 tons.
The deputy governor added that exports of products decreased by 1.7 percent compared to the same period last Iranian year.
"The value of product export of East Azerbaijan Province is expected to reach $3.8 billion in the current Iranian year (began March 20, 2020)," he said.
The deputy governor emphasized that in order to increase the export of non-oil products of the province, the focus is on increasing manufacturing of agricultural products.