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Exports From Parvizkhan Border Terminal Hit $90m

Exports From Parvizkhan Border Terminal Hit $90m
Exports From Parvizkhan Border Terminal Hit $90m

A total of 220,00 tons of goods worth $90 million were exported from Iran to Iraq via Parvizkhan border terminal during the first month of the current fiscal year (March 21-April 20), registering a 4% and 5% increase in terms of weight and value respectively, according to Qasem Matlabi, a local customs official. 
The exports included fruit and vegetable, dairy products, cakes and cookies, metal and plastic products, tiles and ceramics, and construction materials, IRNA reported.
The official added that imports through the terminal during the same period included aluminum and plastic waste.
Parvizkhan shares 186 kilometers of borders with Iraq. Located in Qasr-e-Shirin County of the western Kermanshah Province, the border terminal accounts for around half of Iran’s non-oil annual exports to Iraq. 
Kermanshah in western Iran shares around 371 kilometers of borders with Iraq’s central government as well as the Kurdestan Region. With six official border terminals and markets, the province accounts for almost half of Iran’s annual non-oil exports to Iraq.
Iran’s total exports to Iraq exceeded $10 billion in the last Iranian year (March 2022-23), which is considered a record, registering a 15% rise compared with the year before, according to Farzad Piltan, director general of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization's West Asia Department.
Iraq is one of the main destinations for Iran’s agricultural and food products as well as the export of mineral and mining products.

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