EghtesadOnline: About 54 trillion rials ($329 million) worth of contraband goods were confiscated by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration and other organizations fighting smuggling, including the Law Enforcement Force (police) during the last Iranian year (March 2019-20), according to IRICA’s spokesman.
EghtesadOnline: A Chinese fishing trawler smuggling 50 tons of lanternfish (or myctophids) worth 20 billion rials ($148,698) was seized in the southeastern port of Jask, Hormozgan Province, on the Makran Coast.
EghtesadOnline: The Organization for Collection and Sale of State-Owned Properties of Iran has sold 4,610 billion rials ($40.43 million) worth of abandoned, smuggled and seized properties as well as narcotics (to pharmaceutical companies) over the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22).
EghtesadOnline: The UK-flagged Stena Impero tanker, which had been detained by Iranian forces in July, left the southern Iranian port of Bandar Abbas on Friday after the completion of legal steps for its release.
EghtesadOnline: A total of 327 billion rials ($2.8 million) worth of contraband were confiscated by the Consumers and Producers Protection Organization and inspectors of the industries, mining and trade organizations of Iranian provinces during the fourth month of the current fiscal year (June 22-July 22).
EghtesadOnline: A British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz has been taken to a nearby port for further investigations, a senior official said on Saturday, adding that the vessel had caused an accident but ignored distress calls.