Export volume of Iran’s liquefied gas to Afghanistan significantly increases
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 3
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
The export volume of liquefied gas to Afghanistan via the Dogharun checkpoint in Iran’s north-eastern Razavi Khorasan province significantly increased since the beginning of this Iranian year (started on March 21, 2019) compared to the same period of last Iranian year, Director General of Dogharun checkpoint Mohammad Kuhgerd said.
During the reporting period, 98,417 tons of liquefied gas were exported to Afghanistan through the Dogharun checkpoint, Kuhgerd added, Trend reports referring to IRNA.
He noted that 44,929 tons of liquefied gas were exported to Afghanistan during the reporting period of last Iranian year.
Presently, 10 tankers are loaded with liquefied gas to be exported to Afghanistan at the Dogharun border terminal, Kuhgerd said.
He added that 80 percent of the exported gas is in the form of raffinate and LPG.
Kuhgerd said that 145,113 tons of liquefied gas were exported to Afghanistan through the Razavi Khorasan province last Iranian year.
The tankers may be loaded with 1,500 tons of liquefied gas daily at the Dogharun terminal for export to Afghanistan, he said.