Iran sees increase in exports via customs of Sistan & Baluchestan Province

Business Materials 29 November 2021 14:24 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 29

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

Iran’s exports through the customs of Sistan and Baluchestan Province (south-eastern Iran) increased by 22 percent in value and 20 percent in terms of volume, during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through November 21, 2021), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Supervisor of Sistan and Baluchestan Province Customs Office Mohammad Ali Khashi told IRNA, Trend reports.

According to Khashi, 2.84 million tons of goods worth $975 million were exported through the province's customs in 8 months. Of that, 655,000 tons worth $134 million were province’s own goods, while 2.18 million tons worth $841 million – other Iranian province’s goods.

“The exported goods were mainly cement, dates, gas, raisins, grapes, biscuits, tomatoes, apples, bitumen, ceramics, iron and steel and etc. These goods were mainly exported to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Oman, the UAE and Russia," he added.

The official stressed that a total of 1.66 million tons of goods worth $879 million were imported to the Sistan and Baluchestan Province in 8 months.

Khashi said that among the imported goods were rice, wheat, barley, mango, sugar, various spare parts, household appliances, fabric, etc. The goods were imported from Russia, Germany, Denmark, Australia, Pakistan, India, the UAE, Thailand and China.

“Moreover, 551,000 tons of goods, including car spare parts, tea, fabric, gas, rice, spices, solar panels and so on were transited by 27,500 trucks transited through customs of the province," he noted.


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