Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 18
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
In the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept.22, 2019), exports of Iran's Qazvin province increased by 54 percent in terms of weight, while the increase in monetary terms reached 27 percent, Chairman of Qazvin Industry, Mine and Trade Organization Saeed Nabil said, Trend reports citing IRNA.
During the reported period, Qazvin exported 430,000 tons of goods worth $263 million, Nabil said.
Qazvin's share in Iran's total exports is 1.2 percent in monetary terms and 0.6 percent in terms of weight, Nabil added.
According to the chairman, Iraq accounts for 45 percent of Qazvin's exports, followed by Afghanistan (12 percent), Turkey (12 percent), Pakistan (11 percent), Syria (4 percent), and Azerbaijan (1 percent).
Main exports of Qazvin are steel and iron goods, oil products, detergents and potatoes, Nabil said.
According to Nabil, during the reported period, Iran exported 70 million tons of goods worth $20 billion.
Devaluation of Iran's national currency by 10 percent resulted in downfall in the value of exports, despite the increase in terms of weight.