Economy, Domestic Economy

Anzali Free Zone Exports on the Rise

Anzali Free Zone Exports on the RiseAnzali Free Zone Exports on the Rise

Exports from Anzali Free Zone in the northern province of Gilan have surged from $2 million in 2013 to $40 million in the 11 months ending Feb. 19, according to Reza Masrouri, CEO of the zone.

During the 11 months, $689 million worth of goods were imported through the port, with the figure indicating a 38% decrease compared with last year's corresponding period, ISNA reported.

Anzali is the largest harbor on the southern coasts of the Caspian Sea, with a capacity of handling the transit of 7 million tons of goods via its 10 docks. It is also the third largest seaport in Iran after Imam Khomeini and Shahid Rajaei ports situated on the Persian Gulf coastline.