BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 27. Iran’s non-oil exports through the customs of Golestan Province (north-eastern Iran) amounted to 95,600 tons worth $55.6 million, during the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through June 21, 2022), Director General of Golestan Province Customs Office Ebrahim Hosseini told IRNA, Trend reports.
According to him, the country’s non-oil exports through the province’s customs for the reporting period increased by 58 percent in value, while decreased by 27 percent in volume compared to the same period last Iranian year.
Hosseini added that the main exported goods were polystyrene, cheese, pipes and profiles, iodine, dates and etc.
“These goods were mainly exported to 26 countries, including Turkmenistan, Iraq, Romania, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Poland, the UAE, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkey and Kyrgyzstan,” he said.
The director general also pointed out that Iran imported 3,000 tons of goods worth $6.45 million through the customs of Golestan Province in three months, which is an increase of 38 percent in value and 10 percent compared to the same period last Iranian year.
The official noted that the imported goods were mainly fabric, generator, metal products, and imported from 12 countries - Turkmenistan, China, the UAE, India, England, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Tajikistan, Italy, Uzbekistan and Germany.
“Furthermore, 4,380 tons of goods worth 950 billion rials (about $22.6 million) were transited through the province's customs for 3 months, which is an increase of 100 percent in value and 48 percent in volume compared to the same period last Iranian year,” he said.
The director general emphasized that the Golestan Province's customs revenues for the first three months amounted to more than 136 billion rials (about $3.24 million), an increase of 11 percent compared to the same period last Iranian year.
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