EghtesadOnline: Iran and the Economic Cooperation Organization member states traded 7.94 million tons of commodities worth $4.97 billion during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22), registering an 8% and 38% rise in volume and value respectively compared with the similar period of last year, according to the spokesperson of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: Container throughput reached 62,690 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) at Imam Khomeini Port located in the southern Khuzestan Province during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22) to register a 12% year-on-year rise, the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran reported.
EghtesadOnline: The Statistical Center of Iran says the economy registered a 7.6% year-on-year growth in the first quarter of the current fiscal year that started on March 21.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 2.2 million tons of rice are estimated to be produced in Iran during the current Iranian year (March 2021-22) to register a 13% decline compared with last year, according to the director general of Grains and Essential Goods Department of Agriculture Ministry.
EghtesadOnline: It is estimated that a total of 1.8 million tons of sugar will be produced in Iran in the current Iranian year (March 2021-22), which is sufficient to supply more than 70% of the domestic demand, according to the manager of the Agriculture Ministry’s so-called “Beetroot Project.”
EghtesadOnline: The government of Azerbaijan has imposed a $130 toll fee since about a week ago on Iranian trucks exporting goods to Armenia via the border region occupied by Azerbaijani forces, says Hervic Yarijanian, the head of Iran-Armenia Chamber of Commerce.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s trade with Muslim countries stood at 34.5 million tons worth $17.1 billion during the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22), according to the spokesperson of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's apparent steel usage, defined as production plus imports minus exports, sometimes also adjusted for changes in inventories, decreased significantly during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22) compared with last year's corresponding period.
EghtesadOnline: The volume of freight transit through Iran has reached a new high.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 58.32 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been imported to Iran from Feb. 3 to Sept. 17, the technical deputy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration said.