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8.8m Tons of Essential Goods Imported Over Four Months

According to the latest statistics, about 3.5 million tons of essential goods have yet to be cleared by customs offices
8.8m Tons of Essential Goods Imported Over Four Months8.8m Tons of Essential Goods Imported Over Four Months

A total of 8.86 million tons of essential goods worth $3.97 billion were imported into Iran during the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 20-July 21), registering a 0.41% increase in weight but a 30% decline in value compared with the corresponding period of last year, according to Rouhollah Latifi, the spokesman of Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration. 
“The country had imported 8.83 million tons worth $5.74 billion in the four-month period ending July 22, 2019,” Mehr News Agency quoted the official as saying.
Noting that the country is not facing a shortage of essential goods, he added that these are the figures on imported essential goods, some of which have been discharged and the remaining need to undergo customs procedures. 

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