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Growth in Exports via Border Crossing With Iraqi Kurdistan

Growth in Exports via Border Crossing With Iraqi KurdistanGrowth in Exports via Border Crossing With Iraqi Kurdistan

Some 228,000 tons of commodities worth $271 million were exported via Tamarchin border crossing, located in Piranshahr County in West Azarbaijan Province, during the two months to May 20 to register a 48% and 102% growth in tonnage and value respectively compared with last year’s corresponding period.
According to the supervisor of West Azarbaijan Customs Offices, Tohid Azarbod, 61,000 tons of the total figure worth $71 million pertained to West Azarbaijan’s exports while the remaining 167,000 tons worth $200 million were exports from other Iranian provinces.
A total of 701,000 tons of commodities worth $2.52 million were imported via Tamarchin during the same period, Azarbod told IRNA.

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