BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct. 28
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iran’s exports through the Bilasuvar border checkpoint in the Ardabil Province (north-western Iran) increased by 94 percent in terms of volume, during first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through October 22, 2021), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Director General of the Road and Transport Department of Iran’s Ardabil Province, Kalimollah Vosughi said, Trend reports citing Iranian Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
Vosughi stressed that a total of 275,000 tons of goods were exported by 12,300 trucks through the Bilasuvar border checkpoint over the reporting period.
The director general added that 240,000 tons of goods were exported by 10,600 Iranian trucks, while 35,000 tons - by 1,714 trucks from Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.
“The exported goods were mainly agricultural products, various glass materials, gasoline, fittings, construction materials, ceramics, dates, salt, and profile,” he said.
Moreover, 260,000 tons of goods were transited by 11,900 trucks through the Bilasuvar border checkpoint in 7 months, which is an increase of 135 percent compared to the same period last Iranian year, Vosughi noted.
According to him, the transited goods were mineral water, cement, MDF, gypsum, biscuits, rice, various clothing, construction materials, profiles and salt.
“In addition, 13,000 people crossed through the Bilasuvar border checkpoint in the direction of Nakhchivan-Baku within 7 months,” the director general said.
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