Fuel smuggling from Iran to other countries decreases
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 26
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
Fuel smuggling from Iran to other countries dropped by nine billion liters, Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli told reporters.
“Some 80 percent of product smuggling from Iran to other countries accounts for fuel,” Fazli added, Trend reports referring to IRNA.
"In accordance with the estimates, the total value of the goods smuggled into and out of the country is $12 billion," the minister said.
On Nov. 15, 2019, the price of gasoline sold on quota increased from 10,000 rials (23 cents) to 15,000 rials (35 cents) and the price of gasoline sold free from the quota increased to 30,000 rials (71 cents) in Iran.