Economy, Domestic Economy

Mazandaran Customs Revenues Up

Mazandaran Customs Revenues UpMazandaran Customs Revenues Up

The northern province of Mazandaran made 505 billion rials ($17.2 million at official exchange rate) in customs revenues during the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21), indicating 25% growth compared to the previous year. Official data provided by the provincial customs administration indicate that $108.2 million worth of non-oil goods were exported from the province during the period, while the value of non-oil imports stood at $204.3 million, Mehr News Agency reported.  Main exports from the province consisted of dairy products (57%), food products (12%), industrial commodities (10%), pipes and profiles (8%) and cement (7%). Iraq, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and Russia were the major export destinations. Wheat was the major commodity imported to the province, followed by barley, steel, paper and wood. The United Arab Emirate, Turkey, Russia, Switzerland and China were the leading exporters.