EghtesadOnline: A total of 419,556 tons of commodities worth $2 billion were exported from Bazargan border crossing in West Azarbaijan Province (northwestern Iran bordering Turkey) during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Oct. 21).
EghtesadOnline: Water in 16 dams in and around West Azarbaijan Province has shrunk by 250 million cubic meters compared to last year, director of the provincial regional water company said.
EghtesadOnline: Effective programs have been implemented to revive the troubled Urmia Lake and environment officials in East and West Azarbaijan province hope Iran’s largest inland body of water should reach its ecological level (1,274 meters above sea level) by 2025.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 750,000 tons of apples were exported from Iran in the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), more than 504,000 tons (67.2%) of which were produced in West Azarbaijan Province.
EghtesadOnline: The northwestern province of West Azarbaijan has attracted foreign direct investments worth $63 million during the seven years of Hassan Rouhani’s presidency (August 2013-20).
EghtesadOnline: Construction of Nazlou Chay and Barandouz Chay dams in Urmia, West Azarbaijan Province, which was halted to stop the drying up of Lake Urmia, will restart soon reportedly after a direct order from Energy Minster Reza Ardakanian, a lawmaker from the region said.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s first small-scale floating solar farm became operational in Mahabad Petrochemical Plant in West Azarbaijan Province on Tuesday, head of the company said.
EghtesadOnline: In line with plans to develop the country’s information and communication technologies infrastructures, ICT Ministry has launched a data center in East Azarbaijan Province in northwest Iran.
EghtesadOnline: Exports of essential goods, as well as all types of herbal and edible plants, via Tamarchin border crossing, located in Piranshahr County in West Azarbaijan Province, to the neighboring Iraq has been banned, the governor of Piranshahr said.
EghtesadOnline: West Azarbaijan Province has exported $1.69 billion worth of commodities since the beginning of the current fiscal year (March 21, 2019).