TEHRAN (Iran News) – $2.7b of Goods Exported to Persian Gulf States. The managing director of Customs Organization of western Hormozgan said here that since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2021) two million and 49,000 tons of goods worth two $2.775bwas exported to the southern Persian Gulf littoral countries.
“Most of exported items were fruits, vegetables, dried nuts, plastic and metallic kitchenware, industrial salt, construction material, tar, petrochemical products, oil derivatives, and various types of construction material,” said Nasser Noruzi in a press conference.
He said that that the volume of exports was forwarded to the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and the other littoral countries of the Persian Gulf and their value was 145% more compared with the same period last year.
The managing director of Bandar Lengeh further reiterated that during that period 66 tons of goods worth more than 157 million dollars were imported through Bandar Lengeh Customs Organization, whose value was 85% more than the same period last year.
He said that Bandar Lengeh is the transit pole in southern coasts of Iran, especially for transiting foreign vehicles, noting that during the first nine months of the current year more than 149,000 tons of goods were transited through Bandar Lengeh to destination counties and due to the satisfactory and the round-the-clock services offered, the volume of transited goods increased about 50% year on year.
Noruzi said that the Bandar Lengeh income during the said period was 1,470 billion Iranian rials, which was 57% more compared with the previous year.
At the end, he appreciated his colleagues for their effective full-time presence despite their small number and for performing their duties restlessly at service of the people and the country under the current sensitive conditions when Iran is passing through the economic war (of sanctions) and the COVID-19 pandemic, announcing that the Customs Organization is the pioneer in collaboration with the other organizations involved in foreign trade.
The Customs office of west Hormozgan is inclusive of the Bandar Lengeh Customs, the Gong Customs, the Charak Customs, the Aftab Customs, and Shiv Customs the Parsian Special Energy Zone Custons, the Siri Customs, the Lavan Customs and a passenger customs.