Domestic Economy

Major Export Terminal to Iraq Registers Growth in Shipments

A total of 457,000 tons of goods worth $186 million were exported from Iran to Iraq from Parvizkhan Border Terminal during the first two months of the current Iranian year (March 21-May 21), registering a 32% increase in terms of weight, according to Qasem Matlabi, a local customs official. 
The exports, which grew by 19% in value in rial terms, included fruit and vegetable, dairy products, cake and cookies, metal and plastic products, tile and ceramics, and construction materials, IRNA reported.
According to the official, Iran and Iraq traded 868,000 tons of goods worth $735 million through the border terminal. 
Imports 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 exports to Iraq. 

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