Economy, Domestic Economy

Markazi Customs Revenues Up

Markazi Customs Revenues UpMarkazi Customs Revenues Up

The Customs Bureau of Markazi Province earned more than $84 million in revenue via import and exports of goods during the first six months of the current Iranian year (started March 21), indicating a 14% increase compared to the similar period of last year, announced the head of the bureau, Mehdi Mir Ashrafi, on Wednesday. According to the official, the main exports during the six-month period were hydrogenated oil, heavy and light polyethylene, glass, polyester fibers, frozen chicken, chips, cement, tiles and ceramics destined primarily for Afghanistan, Turkey, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Italy, Spain, France and Belgium. Imports consisted of synthetic fibers, peanuts, aluminum ingots, steel rebar and pipes and cotton mainly from the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, China, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Greece, Germany, India and Armenia, IRNA reported.