BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 9
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
It is planned to be exported $3.2 billion worth of goods from the East Azerbaijan Province (northwestern Iran) in the current Iranian year (from March 20, 2020, to March 21, 2021), which was achieved within the first 10 months (from March 20, 2020, through January 20, 2021), Chairman of Industry, Mine and Trade Organization of East Azerbaijan Province Habib Aminzadeh told journalists, Trend reports citing the ISNA.
According to him, the value of exports from East Azerbaijan Province increased by 25 percent compared to the same period last Iranian year. The province's exports are projected to reach $3.5 billion by the end of the current Iranian year (until March 21, 2021).
Aminzadeh added that the goods of the East Azerbaijan Province were mainly exported to Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bulgaria, China, and Italy.
The chairman noted that about 26 percent of the province's exports are accounted for petrochemical products, including, bitumen and gas condensate, 10 percent – sweets and chocolates, 17 percent – the processing industry and agricultural products, 5 percent – copper and metal products, 12 percent – equipment and 17 percent – steel products.