Iran Afghanistan

US reviewing sanctions waiver on Iran fuel sales to Afghanistan

The administration of US President Joe Biden is reportedly reviewing a 2018 sanctions waiver, which allowed Afghanistan to purchase Iranian gasoline and gasoil.


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.


Iran steel export to Afghanistan halted, may resume in weeks

Iran’s exports of steel to neighboring Afghanistan have been suspended amid the current political and logistical turmoil in Afghanistan, Iranian steel industry sources told S&P Global Platts.


Iran’s exports through Dogharoun border to Afghanistan surge by 260%

Iran’s exports to Afghanistan through Dogharoun gateway in northeastern Iranian border with the country surged by 260% during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22), a local official says.


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.


Afghan civil war closes Iran-Afghanistan main trade gateway

Due to political turmoil in Afghanistan and the Taliban’s advance to Nimruz Province neighboring Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan Province’s Hirmand County, Milak border crossing in this county (known as Zaranj on the Afghan side) has been temporarily closed down.


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.


Trade halted in two border crossings between Iran, Afghanistan

Iran’s customs office IRICA has urged businesses not to send export shipments to two main border crossings with Afghanistan after reports showed that Taliban insurgents had occupied facilities on the other side of the border.


Iran, Afghanistan to build border bridge to boost trade

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between Iran and the neighboring Afghanistan for the construction of a border bridge to facilitate trade interactions between the two sides.


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].