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Iran expects trade with Afghanistan to hit $5 billion in 2022

Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) says the value of exports to Afghanistan is expected to reach $5 billion in the calendar year to March 2022.


Iran, Afghanistan inaugurate Khaf-Herat railway project

A joint railway project linking eastern Iran to western Afghanistan was inaugurated on Thursday with presidents of the two neighboring countries delivering remarks through video-conference.


Iran’s 1st export consignment arrives in Afghanistan via Khaf-Herat railroad

The first consignment of Iranian export goods has arrived in Afghanistan through the long-awaited Khaf-Herat railroad, which is slated to be officially inaugurated in coming days.


Iran plans to export gas to Afghanistan

National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) says the country has a plan in place for launching gas exports to neighboring Afghanistan. Gas exports to Afghanistan would be commissioned to private contractors.


Iran railroad to connect Afghanistan to Europe via Khaf-Herat project

Iran has connected its eastern rail network to Afghanistan through the Khaf-Herat project which once completed would connect Afghanistan to Turkey and Europe.


Iran supplies nearly half of Afghanistan’s market demand

Iran accounts for nearly half of Afghanistan’s market demand, according to Iran’s commercial attaché to the neighboring country, Mohammad Mehdi Javanmard-Qassab.


Iran’s technical, engineering services exhibition in Kabul wraps up

Iran has wrapped up a specialized exhibition for technical, engineering and urban services in Kabul where 75 Iranian companies showcased their capabilities and discussed partnership with Afghan counterparts.


India-Afghanistan transit accounts for 28% of Chabahar container traffic

India’s total transit of goods to Afghanistan via Iran accounted for 28% of Chabahar’s total container traffic by the end of August, which marks the 20th month of the Indian operator’s presence in the port, says Behrouz Aqaei, the head of Sistan-Baluchestan’s Ports and Maritime Organization.


Crossing at Milak border reaches 300 trucks a day: Official

Commercial exchanges through Milak border crossing with Afghanistan are back to normal with about 300 trucks crossing the border daily since August 14, a local official in Sistan-Baluchestan province said.


Milak crossing reopened at Iran-Afghanistan border

A number of trucks entered Milak border crossing into Iran to mark its reopening after repeated opening and closing last week, according to Spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration Rouhollah Latifi.