Iran exports products worth $508M via Mehran customs
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 2
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
During the 5 months (March 21-August 22) of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2019), Iran exported products worth $508 million from the Mehran customs of Iran's Ilam Province to Iraq, Deputy Director of Trade and Development Affairs at Industries, Mines and Trade Organization of the province Saeed Sharifi told IRNA, Trend reports.
According to him, more than 823,000 tons of the exported products consist of goods produced in Ilam Province.
Sharifi added that the main export items included construction materials, metal, agricultural products, rubber products, cars, car spare parts and chemical products.
It was also noted that, compared to the same period last year, the exported products increased by 38 percent in terms of weight and by 19 percent in terms of value.
"It is envisioned to export $650 million worth of goods from this customs point this year, and this goal will be reached soon," he said.
Sharifi added that products worth $1.27 billion were exported to Iraq via the Mehran customs last Iranian year (March 21, 2018 - March 21, 2019), although the initial goal was set for the export of products worth more than $500 million.