TEHRAN (Iran News) – Exports to Iraq through the border terminal in Mehran, located in the west of Ilam province, amounted to about 1.829 million tons during the ten months to January 20.
Director-General of Ilam Customs Administration Ruhollah Gholami said on Sunday the country’s exports to Iraq through the major gate witnessed a 35% increase in volume, compared with the corresponding period of last year.
According to him, over 94,000 trucks carrying goods for exports to Iraq passed through the Mehran Border Terminal in the period, also sowing a 39% growth year-on-year.
Iran’s exported commodities to Iraq through Mehran Border mainly include cement, agro products, steel products, plastic products, cars, car parts, and petrochemicals.
In spite of US sanctions imposed against the country, Iran’s attraction of foreign investment in the same period increased, showing a 32 percent hike as compared to the last year’s corresponding period, Dejpasand highlighted.
Also, non-oil export volume of the country recorded a 20 percent growth in 10 months of the current year (from March 21 to Jan. 22), he added
- source : MNA, Irannews