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Exports to Afghanistan continue, says Iran

Exports to Afghanistan continue, says Iran

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May 13, 2020 - 08:35

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Despite the Covid-19 outbreak in the region, Iran exported more than 80,000 tonnes of goods to Afghanistaninfo-icon through the Milak border terminal in Sistan-Baluchestan province last month.

The Financial Times reported the main exports during the first month of the current solar yearinfo-icon were cement, vegetables, gasoline and different kinds of foodstuff.

“Iran's other crossings -- Mahiroud and Dogharoun -- have also opened for trade with Afghanistan.” A spokesman for Iran’s Customs Administration was quoted as saying.

Afghan traders could get business visas for traveling to Iran by air if they produce documentary proof that they are not infected with Covid-19. Truckers will need to submit proof of being virus-free. 

Afghanistan accounted for 7.5 percent of Iran’s total exports during the first month of the current solar year, according to the newspaper.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

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