Golestan Province’s customs saw 185,000 tons of exports equal to 137 million dollars in the first half of the current Iranian year (beginning on March 21), said the head of the provincial customs office, IRNA reports.
'The exports consist of steel bars, iron, dairy foods, tomato paste, polystyrene which shows a 57 percent rise in weight compared to the same period last year,' said Ebrahim Hosseini Managing Director of Golestan Province customs office, addressing an anti-smuggling commission meeting held in the city of Gonbad-e Kavus.
Hosseini said that Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, and Iraq are major destinations of commodities exported from Golestan Province’s customs.
'A total 15 million dollars of commodities were imported during the same period,' he added.
Establishing the Kazakhstan – Turkmenistan - Iran international railway in recent years has made the Golestan customs capable of delivering railway trade customs services.
Incheh Borun is the largest customs of Golestan Province, which is located in the north of Iran and southeastern coast of the Caspian Sea.