BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 26
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
More than 124,000 tons of products worth about $246 million were exported through the customs of the Kerman Province (southeastern Iran) during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-August 21, 2020), director general of Kerman Province Customs Office Mohammad Reza Ghader said, Trend reports referring to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
Ghader stressed that during the reporting period, pistachios worth $217 million, sugar worth $7.29 million, copper products worth $3.95 million, dates worth $3.53 million and ceramics worth $2.8 million were exported.
The director general noted that the products exports in the 5 months, increased by 18 percent in terms of value compared to the same period last Iranian year.
“Within the five months, the products worth $46 million were exported to China, worth $27 million to Germany and worth $18 million to Iraq via the customs of Kerman Province,” he said.
In addition, products worth $12 million were exported to Russia, worth $10 million to Turkey, worth $10 million to India, worth $10 million to the UAE via Kerman Province’s customs during the same period, he added.
According to Ghader, about 435,000 tons of products worth $609 million belonging to Kerman Province were exported through Iranian customs during 5 months. The exports increased by 72 percent in terms of value compared to the same period last Iranian year.