Iran's exports via Fars province exceeds $248M
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 24
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
In the first 11 months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2018), $248.4 million worth 307,200 tons of goods were exported through customs of Iran's Fars province, Director General of Fars Customs Administration Khodadad Rahimi said, Trend reports via IRNA.
During the reported period, the exports increased by 49 percent in terms of weight and 35 percent in terms of value, Rahimi said.
Main export destinations were Iraq, Afghanistan, the UAE, Germany, Qatar, Kuwait, India, Pakistan, Turkey and Oman, he added.
Main exports were dairy products, sweet liquorice powder, carbamide, dates, heating equipment, cement, tiles and ceramics, wheat flour, carpets, he said.
Compared to the same period of the previous Iranian year (March 21, 2017 - March 20, 2018), dates exports carried out via Fars province inncreased by 138 percent in terms of weight, and 218 percent in terms of value.
During the 11 months, 17,670 tons of goods worth $91.1 million were imported to Iran via customs of Fars, Rahimi said.
He added that compared to the same period of the previous Iranian year, imports decreased by 15 percent in terms of weight, but increased by 20 percent in terms of value.
The goods were imported from 48 countries, including China, Germany, South Korea, the UAE, Turkey, Sweden, Pakistan, Thailand and Poland, Rahimi noted.