BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug. 31
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The exports of Iran through the customs of the Sistan and Baluchestan Province (south-eastern Iran) increased by 6 percent in terms of value and by 44 percent in terms of volume during the first five months of the current Iranian year (from March 21 through August 22, 2021), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Supervisor of Sistan and Baluchestan Province Customs Office Mohammad Ali Khashi said, Trend reports referring to Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
The official noted that exports through the province’s customs for the first five months amounted to 1.79 million tons worth $590 million.
“The exported goods were mainly cement, dates, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), coriander seeds, other agricultural products and oil products. These goods were mainly exported to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Oman, and the UAE,” he added.
According to Khashi, a total of 766,000 tons of goods worth $464 million were imported through the customs of Sistan and Baluchestan Province in five months, which is an increase of 15 percent in terms of value and 10 percent in terms of volume, compared to the same period last Iranian year.
Khashi said that rice, wheat, barley, corn feed, mango, sugar, sesame seeds, spare parts, and livestock were the main imported goods through the customs of the province. These goods were imported from Russia, Germany, Denmark, Pakistan, India, China and the UAE.
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