Provincial Trade
Economy, Domestic Economy

Provincial Trade

More than 220,000 tons of industrial goods, paraffin wax, detergent, coolers, plastic and carpets worth $209 million were exported from Qazvin to 27 countries, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Armenia, Pakistan, Georgia and Turkmenistan, during the seven-month period ending October 22, according to the Governor General’s Office of the province. The figures register a rise of 8% in weight and 6% in value compared to last year’s corresponding period, Mehr News Agency reported.

Meanwhile, Qazvin imported 48,000 tons of goods worth $257 million from 25 countries during the same period, indicating a 22% and 46% drop in terms of weight and value respectively.

Qazvin, located west of Tehran, has more than 2,500 active industrial units and is connected to the International North-South Transport Corridor.


Some 758 tons of goods worth over $218 million were exported from Fars to Iraq, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Germany, the UAE and China, during the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 21), according to the Industries, Mining and Trade Organization of the southern province. The figures show an 8% rise in weight and 1% growth in value compared with the similar period of last year.

Exports mainly included chemical products, machinery, cement, ceramic tiles, plastic, tomato paste, dairy products, vegetable and fruit, Mehr News Agency reported.

Fars’s provincial capital of Shiraz, which is known as “Iran’s cultural capital”, is the sixth most populous city of the country with 1.45 million.


More than 367,000 tons of goods worth over $274 million were exported from Markazi Province to 40 countries, including Afghanistan, Turkey, Iraq, Turkmenistan, Pakistan and Italy, during the seven-month period ending October 22, according to the customs bureau of the central province. The figures show a 10% growth in weight and a 26% drop in value.

The main exports included hydrogenated oil, light and heavy polyethylene, glass and mirror, polyester, chicken meat, chips, white and gray cement, ceramics, tiles and detergent, IRNA reported.

During the same period, about 60,130 tons of commodities worth over $144 million were imported to the province from 30 countries, including the UAE, Turkey, China, Spain and Saudi Arabia.


More than 655,000 tons of goods worth over $82 million were exported from Hamedan to 16 countries, including Iraq, Russia, UAE, Turkey, Italy, Germany, England and Armenia, during the seven-month period ending October 22, according to the Customs Bureau of the province. The figures indicate a 4% increase in weight and 2% growth in value compared to last year’s corresponding period.

The main exports were cement, raisins, potatoes and iron ore, Mehr News Agency reported.

Imports to Hamedan during the same period included aluminum drums, artificial leather, tablets, dietary supplements, tire yarns and polyurethane worth over $21 million, which indicates a 20% and 49% rise in weight and value respectively.

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