Iran unveils value of exports from Arvand Free Trade Zone
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 17
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
A total of $800 million worth of goods were exported from the Arvand Free Trade Zone in the Khuzestan Province (southwestern Iran) during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (from March 20 through October 21, 2020), Deputy Chairman of Business Development and Investment of Arvand Free Zone Organization, Ali Mousavi said, Trend reports citing the organization’s website.
The deputy chairman emphasized that about 3 million tons of goods produced in the zone were exported through the Abadan and Khorramshahr ports and the Shalamcheh customs checkpoint.
“The exported goods were mainly fish, mining materials, food products, fruits and vegetables, steel products and construction materials,” he added.
Mousavi noted that the goods were mainly exported to Iraq and other countries around the Persian Gulf.
He also said that about $183 million worth of goods were exported from Arvand Free Trade Zone in the 7th month of the current Iranian year (September 22 through October 21).
Iran's Arvand Free Trade Zone is located on the 37,400 hectares of land between the cities of Abadan, Khorramshahr, and Minushahr in Iran's Khuzestan Province.