BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 28
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
About 180,000 tons of products worth $42.6 million were exported through the customs of the Mazandaran Province (northern Iran) during the first three months of current Iranian year (March 20-June 20, 2020), an official of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration’s (IRICA) branch in Mazandaran Province Ali Yousefimanesh said, Trend reports citing IRICA.
The official emphasized that the products mainly exported to Iraq, Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and the UAE via customs of Noshahr, Amirabad, Amol, Sari and Fereidoonkenar.
Yousefimanesh added that the exported products are mainly dairy products worth $23.9 million (56 percent of total exports), cement worth $3.11 million (7 percent of total exports), ice cream worth $2.1 million (5 percent of total exports), fruit juice worth $1.42 million (3 percent of total exports) and paper worth $1.3 million (3 percent of total exports).
“About 750,000 tons of products worth $244 million were imported through Mazandaran Province's customs during three months,” he said.
Yousefimanesh noted that the products were imported from 23 countries, including Russia, the UAE, Turkey, Germany and Netherlands.
The official said that the imported products were mainly barley for animal feed worth $73.9 million (30 percent of total imports), corn fodder for animals feed worth $64.2 million (26 percent of total imports), animal fats worth $60 million (25 percent of total imports).
“In addition, oilseeds worth $7.8 million (3 percent of total imports), wheat worth $5.19 million (2 percent of total imports) and timber worth $4.7 million (2 percent of total imports) were imported,” he said.
Yousefimanesh noted that 442 tons of products worth $2.26 million were transited during three months. The cigarettes, rubber products, excavation pipes, chemicals and timber were transited to the UAE and Iraq.