Iran’s Export of Products to Afghanistan ‘Growing’ Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Chairman of Iran-Afghanistan Joint Chamber of Commerce Hossein Salimi pointed to the growing trend of Iran’s export of products to Afghanistan and said, “it is predicted that Iran will witness $300 million worth of goods export’s hike to Afghanistan in the current year [started March 21, 2020] as compared to a year earlier.”

He stated, “Iran-Afghanistan Border is the only border that goods are transited at this border without any problem in the current situation while many of other borders like in Turkey and Iraq are still closed due to the outbreak of coronavirus, COVID-19.”

Iran’s export trend of products to Afghanistan is done slowly, because, truck drivers should first pass the quarantine terms and conditions and then, should be monitored in hygienic terms, he said, adding, “however, Iran’s export of products to Afghanistan has a growing trend in the current year [started March 21, 2020] as compared to the previous year.”

30 / April 2020
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