Bazargan Border point linking domestic, int’l trades
Around 86,000 tons of commodities were exported from Bazargan Border Point within the first half of the Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2021 to September 22, 2021).
The Bazargan Border Point was inaugurated about 95 years ago, performing as transit corridor between Iran and other countries in Asia and Europe.
Bazargan Customs is among three border points between Turkey and Iran, which is part of Maku free trade zone and located one kilometer away from Bazargan city in Maku County, West Azarbaijan Province.
This border point is of utmost importance because it is the most active border point among more than 20 other customs and the corridor of the most trade volume between Iran and other neighbouring states. The export commodities comprise of petrochemical items, agricultural products, ceramics, glass, iron, steel and textiles, Bazgir added.
The value of exported items stood at 337,366,134 dollars in the seven months, he said, noting that exports by other customs from Bazargan Border Point were estimated at 723,898 tons worth over 1.063 billion dollars in the same period, while the amount was only 410,992 tons last year.Iran exported items such as petrochemical and agricultural products as well as stone and metal goods to countries in Europe and Asia, Akbarpur said, adding that import commodities include industrial machinery, paint, skeleton frame, textiles and spare parts.
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