Iran boosts value of exports via South Khorasan Province
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 2
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The value of exported goods through the customs of the South Khorasan Province (northeastern Iran) increased by 101 percent compared to the same period last Iranian year, Director General of South Khorasan Customs Office Mohammad Ali Khashi said, Trend reports citing Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
Khashi emphasized that 1.33 million tons of goods worth $234.7 million were exported through customs of the South Khorasan Province during the same period.
Khashi added that the exports through customs of the province increased by 50 percent in terms of volume.
The director general said that the exported goods were mainly vegetables, cement, ceramics, diesel, light hydrocarbons, salt, eggs and etc.
"These goods were mainly exported to Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Taiwan," he said.
Khasi noted that 215 tons of goods worth $147,000 were imported via customs of the province over five months.
The director general stressed that the imported goods were mainly, clover seeds, masks, spare parts, coal and sheep.