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H1 Exports From Bushehr Province Rise

H1 Exports From Bushehr Province RiseH1 Exports From Bushehr Province Rise

Close to 20.7 million tons of non-oil goods were exported from Bushehr Province’s customs offices in southern Iran during the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 20), registering a 51% and 9% increase in weight and value respectively compared with the corresponding period of last year, the director general of the province’s customs offices said.

“The main exported products were gas condensates, rock minerals, stones, fish, shrimps and petrochemicals, mostly dispatched to Vietnam, China, the UAE, South Korea, India, Japan, Indonesia, Turkey, Pakistan and Italy,” IRNA also quoted Behnam Norouzi as saying.

Norouzi noted that during the same period, close to 520,000 tons of goods worth $57 million were imported, with bananas, rice, tires and machinery being the main imported items.

“H1 revenues from the province’s 15 customs offices amount to over 10.84 trillion rials (about $302.5 million at market exchange rates),” he said.


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