Iran's exports via its Mehran customs significantly up
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 27
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
Iran's exports of goods the Mehran customs checkpoint of its Ilam province increased by 35 percent in the current Iranian year (started on March 21, 2019), so far, compared to the same period of the preceding Iranian year, Director General of Ilam Customs Administration Ruhulla Gholami told reporters, Trend reports via IRNA.
Over 1.8 million tons of goods have been exported to Iraq via Mehran border in the current Iranian year, so far, Gholami said.
Main goods exported via Mehran were building materials, fruits and vegetables, rubber, industrial products, glass, household items and metal products, Gholami added.
In terms of monetary value of Iran's exports to Iraq (excluding liquefied natural gas), Mehran customs ranks first, the director said.
The customs official did not disclose the monetary value of the exported goods.
The revenues of Ilam's customs has increased by 1,053 percent, compared to the same period of the preceding Iranian year, the director general said.
The distance between Mehran customs checkpoint of Iran's Ilam province and the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, is only 230 kilometers.