BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 26
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
A total of 1.23 million tons of the goods worth $549 million were exported through the customs of the Kurdistan Province (western Iran), during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 20 through December 20, 2020), the Supervisor of the Kurdistan Province Customs Office, Bakhtiar Rahmanipour said, Trend reports referring to the Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
According to him, furthermore, 1.34 million tons of goods worth $531 million from other provinces of Iran were exported through the customs of Kurdistan Province.
The official added that in general, exports increased by 94 percent in terms of value and 51 percent in terms of volume, compared to the same period last Iranian year.
Rahmanipour stressed that at the same time, 734,000 tons of goods worth $2.06 billion were transited through the customs of Iran's Kurdistan Province over the past nine months.
“In addition, 25,000 tons of goods worth $34.6 million were imported through the customs of Iran's Kurdistan Province during the reporting period. The imports decreased by 10 percent in terms of volume and value, compared to the same period last Iranian year,” he said.