BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 1
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iran’s foreign trade turnover through the customs of the Mazandaran Province (northern Iran) increased by 31 percent in value, during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through November 21, 2021), compared to the same period last Iranian year, Director-General of Mazandaran Province Customs Office, Ali Yousefimanesh said, Trend reports citing Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
Yousefimanesh said that the country’s foreign trade turnover through the province's customs for 8 months amounted to about 2.26 million tons worth about 933 million.
“Within 8 months, about 593,000 tons of goods worth about $182 million were exported through the Mazandaran Province's customs. The exports increased by 47 percent in value and 25 percent in volume, compared to the same period last Iranian year,” he added.
According to the director general, Iran exported 181,000 tons of goods worth $36.3 million to Russia, 139,000 tons worth $13.9 million to Kazakhstan, 127,000 tons worth $12.3 million to Turkmenistan, and 87,000 tons worth $73 million to Iraq through the customs of Mazandaran Province.
The official also noted that 1.66 million tons of goods worth $750 million were imported through the province's customs during the reporting period, which is an increase of 28 percent in value, compared to the same period last Iranian year.
"So, Iran imported 596,000 tons of goods worth $277 million from Russia, 372,000 tons worth $183 million from the UAE, 298,000 tons worth $101 million from Kazakhstan, 138,000 tons worth $61.2 million from Turkey through the province’s customs,” Yousefimanesh stressed.
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