Iran boosts its exports via South Khorasan Province
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 30
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
A total of 1.68 million tons of goods worth $299 million were exported through the customs of the South Khorasan Province (northeastern Iran) during the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 20-September 21, 2020), Director General of South Khorasan Customs Office Mohammad Ali Khashi said, Trend reports citing Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
The director-general stressed the exports via the province increased by 98 percent in terms of value and by 51 percent in terms of volume compared to the same period last Iranian year.
Khashi added that the exported goods via the customs of the province were mainly vegetables, cement, hydrocarbons, ceramics, diesel, salt, eggs and etc.
“These goods were mainly exported to Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Taiwan,” he said.
According to the director-general, in addition, 256 tons of goods worth $872,000 were imported through customs of South Khorasan Province over 6 months of the current Iranian year.
Khasi noted the imports via the province decreased by 97 percent in terms of value and by 75 percent in terms of volume compared to the same period last Iranian year.
“The imported goods via the customs of the province were mainly seeds, spare parts for equipment, coal, sheep and so on and were mainly imported from China and neighboring countries,” he added.