BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 6
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The exports through the customs of the Semnan Province (northern Iran) amounted to 173,000 tons worth about $287 million, during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through November 21, 2021), Director General of the Semnan Province Customs Office, Ali Sadaddin said, Trend reports citing Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
The director general emphasized that the exports increased by 51 percent in value, compared to the same period last Iranian year.
“The exported goods were mainly light hydrocarbons, motor oil, household appliances, lead ingots, washing powder, cement, ceramics, water conditioners, and so on,” he added.
According to Sadaddin, these goods were exported to 34 countries, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, the UAE, Azerbaijan, Russia, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Syria and Ukraine.
The director general also said that in 8 months, 9,440 tons of goods worth $34 million were imported through the province’s customs. Imports decreased by 14 percent in value, compared to the same period last Iranian year.
"The imported goods were mainly equipment, various spare parts, acrylic fibers, cotton and etc. These goods were imported from 16 countries, including Turkey, China, Italy, Uzbekistan, South Korea and the UAE,” Sadaddin noted.
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