BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 1
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iran’s exports from the Markazi Province (central Iran) increased by 62 percent in terms of value and 24 percent in terms of volume, during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through October 22, 2021), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Deputy Governor of Markazi Province Saeed Farrokhi said, Trend reports referring to the governor office’s website.
The deputy governor emphasized that a total of 917,000 tons of non-oil products worth $700 million were exported from the Markazi Province in 7 months.
“These products were exported to 86 countries, including Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan, the UAE, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Bulgaria and others,” he added.
Farrokhi also noted that the exported products were mainly various hydrocarbons, fittings, glass materials, light and heavy polyethylene, aluminum ingots, steel products, foodstuffs, ceramics, etc.
“Meanwhile in the 7th month of the current Iranian year (September 23 through October 22, 2021), $105 million worth of non-oil products were exported from the Markazi Province,” he said.
According to Farrokhi, furthermore, $263 million worth of goods were imported to the Markazi Province in 7 months, which is an increase of 33 percent, compared to the same period last Iranian year.
The deputy said that the imported goods were mainly raw materials and equipment for manufacturing sector. These goods were imported from 44 countries, including China, Turkey, the UAE, Ecuador, the Czech Republic, India and Germany.
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