Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 31 /Trend, A.Yusifzade /
The goods, exported from the Iranian Isfahan Customs to 65 counters, have increased by six percent in weight to 818,866 tons and by 24 percent in value to $728.618 million for the first ten months of this year [current Iranian calendar started on March 21, 2010], Isfahan Customs Office General Manager Forood Asgari, was quoted by Bena as saying.
UAE, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey are the major consumers of the goods exported via Isfahan Customs, he added.
According to Asgari, goods imported to Iran via Isfahan Customs, reached 284,703 tons, or US $372,523 million, during this period.
Earlier, Asgari said that the largest volumes of goods exported via Isfahan Customs fell on carpets, iron, copper, stone and ceramic artifacts.
Esfahan, the third largest city in Iran, produces fine carpets, textiles, steel, and handicrafts. Esfahan has one of the largest steel-producing facilities in the entire region, as well as facilities for producing special alloys.