Iran’s exports up by 62% in 3 months

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TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s exports volume in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (began March 20) has experienced a 62-percent leap.

In the meantime, a total of 13.477 million tons of oil and non-oil goods were imported through land and sea borders while 20.360 million tons of products were exported.

The figures reveal a 6.7-percent decline in imports as well as a 62-percent upsurge in exports.

Director General of the IT Center of the Iranian Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (RMTO) Faramarz Maddah said 1.643 million tons of goods were marketed abroad from land borders while 471 thousand tons were received from the same borders.

“Road accounts for 7 per cent of total imports and exports while the figure for sea resides at 93 per cent,” highlighted the official adding “Bazargan Border remains as the most active border in the country with a 60% share followed by Astara and Mirjaveh borders with 14% and 11% shares, respectively.”

“The performance of the country’s road transportation indicates that Bazargan border with 22 percent ranks first followed by Milak and Astara with 20 and 11 percent, respectively,” underlined Maddah.

He went on to note that the highest incoming traffic for transit trucks pertains to Bazargan border with 65%, Mirjaveh with 12% and Astara with 10%.

“Most outgoing traffic in the first quarter of the current Iranian year has passed through Bazargan (23%), Milak (19%) and Dogharoun (8%) borders,” Maddah concluded.

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