Iran increases exports via Kerman Province

Business Materials 22 December 2020 16:23 (UTC +04:00)
Iran increases exports via Kerman Province

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 22

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

The value of exports through the customs of the Kerman Province (southeastern Iran) increased by 30 percent during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 20 through December 20, 2020), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Director General of Kerman Province Customs Office Mohammad Reza Ghader said, Trend reports referring to the Iran Customs Administration.

The director-general noted that 304,000 tons of goods worth $726 million were exported through the province’s customs over the 9 months.

He added that a total of 919,000 tons of goods worth $1.51 billion were exported from Iran's Kerman Province within the reporting period. The exports increased by 48 percent in terms of value compared to the same period last Iranian year.

According to Ghader, the main exported goods from Kerman Province were pistachios worth $662 million, dates worth $13.8 million, copper products worth $12.3 million, sugar worth $9.44 million, and ceramics worth $6.09 million.

The director-general stressed that Kerman Province's products were mainly exported to China, India, Iraq, Germany, UAE, Pakistan, Turkey, and Italy.