(MENAFN) More than USD112 million worth of on-oil commodities were exported from the northwestern Iranian province of West Azerbaijan since the beginning of the recent fiscal year (March 20). The figure shows the province has kept its trend in securing footprint in regional markets, a senior official stated.
According to Mohammad Dehghan, head of the province's Industry, Mine and Trade Organization, Iraq, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Armenia and Georgia were among the top export destinations during the duration.
The northwestern province's exporters have become more active in foreign markets during the current years. More than 3.759 million tons of products worth USD423 million were exported from West Azerbaijan province during past fiscal year (March 2018-2019), indicating a 166 percent increase compared with a year before, Dehghan affirmed.
West Azerbaijan borders Turkey, Iraq and Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic.