Quarterly export from Golestan province increases 58% yr/yr

July 5, 2022 - 13:16

TEHRAN- The value of export from Golestan province, in the northeast of Iran, rose 58 percent in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, a provincial official announced.

Ebrahim Hosseini, the director-general of the province’s customs department, said that about 95,591 tons of commodities worth $55.62 million were exported from the province in the first quarter of this year, indicating also 27 percent growth in terms of weight.

Polystyrene, cheese, various types of pipes, iodine, dates, compressed wood chipboard, copper wire, ceiling metal structure, aquatic feed and tomato paste were the main exported commodities during the first three months of this year, the official said, and named Turkmenistan, Iraq, Romania, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Poland, Armenia, UAE, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkey and Kyrgyzstan as the major export destinations.

He further announced that 3,006 tons of products worth $6.454 million were imported to the province in the first quarter of the present year, indicating 38 percent rise in worth and 10 percent growth in value year on year.

He named various types of cloth, and diesel generator as the main goods imported to Golestan during the first three months of this year and Turkmenistan, China, UAE, India, England, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Tajikistan, Italy, Uzbekistan and Germany as the sources of imports.

As previously announced by the official, the value of export from Golestan province rose 63 percent in the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), from its preceding year.

Hosseini said that over 402,000 tons of commodities worth $183.6 million were exported from the province in the previous year, indicating also 51 percent growth in terms of weight.

He named polystyrene, dairy products, dates, pistachios, cement, ceramic and tiles, and tomato paste as the major exported products, and Kazakhstan, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Bulgaria, Afghanistan and Romania as the main export destinations.

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