border trade

Iran’s trade with neighbors tops $28 billion in seven months

Iran’s trade with 15 neighboring countries stood at 61 million tons worth $28.32 billion in the current fiscal year’s first seven months (March 21-Oct. 22), according to the latest data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Customs Administration.


Iran private sector urges gov’t to reopen borders with Afghanistan

Iran’s private sector representative in Afghanistan called on the Iranian government on Wednesday to deploy economic councilors in Afghanistan and reopen joint borders between the two neighboring countries at the earliest.


Transit of goods via Iranian borders up 96% in four months to late July

Iran has witnessed a 96% growth (in weight terms) in transit of goods via the country’s borders over the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-July 22), according to a senior official with the country’s customs office (IRICA).


Main gateway between Iran, Afghanistan reopens after five-day closure

Milak border crossing – the main gateway between Iran and Afghanistan – has reopened after it was closed due to violence near the Iranian border in Afghanistan on Friday, according to the spokesman of Iran Customs Administration.


Little impact of sanctions on Iran’s trade relations with neighboring countries

US unilateral sanctions on Iran over the past three years have left little impact on the country’s trade relations with neighboring countries, according to the head of Iran Export Confederation.


Iran’s trade with neighbors hits $10.5bn in three months

Iran’s trade with its 15 neighboring countries stood at $10.5 billion in the first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 21-June 21), data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Customs Administration show.


Iran’s exports to Afghanistan down 85% due to Afghan civil war: Businessman

Head of Iran-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce Hossein Salimi said that Iran’s export’s to Afghanistan has dropped over 85% due to the unrest and civil war in Afghanistan.


Iran’s Bileh Savar border exports head for Azerbaijan, Russia, Georgia

A total of 295,518 tons of goods were exported from Bileh Savar border crossing of the northwestern Ardabil Province during the first 11 months of the current Iranian year. The main export destinations were Azerbaijan, Russia and Georgia.


Iran closes border crossing with Afghanistan after massive explosion

Iran’s Dogharoun border terminal with Afghanistan in Khorasan Razavi Province will be closed for at least two weeks after a fuel tanker exploded at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday in a parking lot on the Afghan side of the border [Islam Qala crossing in Afghanistan’s Herat Province].


Iran’s export to Iraq via Bashmaq border hits $1 billion in five months

A total of 479,195 tons of commodities worth $1 billion transited through Bashmaq border crossing located in the western Kurdestan Province during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Aug. 21).