BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 9
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Iran’s exports through the customs of the West Azerbaijan Province (north-western Iran) increased by 86 percent in value and 28 percent in 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 West Azerbaijan Customs Office Tohid Azarbod said, Trend reports citing Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
The official noted that 1.03 million tons of goods worth $670 million were exported through the province's customs in 8 months.
Azarbod also added that other Iranian customs exported 2.18 million tons of goods worth $2.24 billion via customs of West Azerbaijan Province within the mentioned period.
“In addition, 419,000 tons of goods worth $611 million were imported through province customs over eight months. The imports increased by 61 percent in value and 83 percent in volume, compared to the same period last Iranian year,” he said.
According to Azarbod, 650,000 tons of goods worth $2.89 billion were transited through the province's customs within 8 months. Transit increased by 87 percent in value and 90 percent in volume, compared to the same period last Iranian year.
The customs official also pointed out a total of 495,740 people crossed through the customs of the province in 8 months, which is an increase of 140 percent, compared to the same period last Iranian year. So, 248,910 people entered the country, while 246,830 people left the country through customs of West Azerbaijan Province.
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