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Khuzestan’s Exports to Iraq Decline by 38 Percent

Khuzestan’s Exports to Iraq Decline
Khuzestan’s Exports to Iraq Decline

Exports from Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan Province to Iraq stood at 384,000 tons worth $48.4 million in the first month of the current fiscal month (March 21-April 20), registering a 16% and 38% year-on-year decline in terms of weight and value respectively, according to Behrouz Qarebeygi, a local customs official.
Construction materials, clinker, food products, fruit and vegetable, farmed seafood, dairy products, home appliances and ironware were the main commodities exported to Iraq during the month.
Chazzabeh and Shalamcheh border crossings had the highest share of exports.
A major oil-producing region of Iran, Khuzestan is one of the wealthiest provinces of the country. It is home to Yadavaran Field, which is a major oilfield. 


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