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Iran Seizes 73% More Contraband in 2018-19

Topping the list of confiscations were household appliances worth $67.29 (indicating a rise of 127.4% compared to the year before), automotives worth $52.36 million (up 323%) and food products worth $27 million (down 10.7%)
Iran Seizes 73% More Contraband in 2018-19Iran Seizes 73% More Contraband in 2018-19

Close to 74.3 trillion rials ($526 million) worth of smuggled goods were confiscated in the last Iranian year (March 2018-19), which shows a 73.1% surge in the value of seizures compared with the year before.
The above figures have been released by the Headquarters to Combat Smuggling of Goods and Foreign Exchanges, the Organization for Collection and Sales of State-Owned Properties of Iran and Tazirat Organization (a judiciary-affiliated oversight body dealing with trading offences), Mehr News Agency reported.
Topping the list of confiscations were household appliances worth $67.29 (indicating a rise of 127.4% compared to the year before), automotives worth $52.36 million (up 323%) and food products worth $27 million (down 10.7%).

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