BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 1
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
As many as 556,000 tons of goods worth about $148 million were exported through the customs of the Mazandaran Province (northern Iran) during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2020, through January 20, 2021), Director-General of Mazandaran Province Customs Office, Ali Yousefimanesh said, Trend reports citing Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
The director-general emphasized that the goods were exported to 34 countries, including Iraq, Russia, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, the UAE, Turkmenistan, India, and others over the reporting period.
“The exported goods were mainly dairy products, cement, rubber products, and kiwifruit. These goods were exported through Noshahr, Amirabad, Sari, Fereidoonkenar, and Amol customs of the province,” he added.
Yousefimanesh noted that in addition, about 2.22 million tons of goods worth about $739 million were imported to Iran's Mazandaran Province within the 10 months.
According to him, the goods were imported from 28 countries, including Russia, the UAE, Turkey, Germany, Kazakhstan, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
The director-general stressed the imported goods were mainly animal feed, corn, various cooking oils, wheat, wood materials, and so on.
“Iran's foreign trade turnover with customs of Mazandaran Province amounted to 2.77 million tons worth $886 million over 10 months,” he said.
Yousefimanesh added that at the same time, 35,500 tons of goods worth $42.9 million were transited through the customs of this province.
The customs official said the province's customs revenues amounted to 2.46 trillion rials (about $58.6 million) for ten months.