No ban on Iranian goods export to Iraq: Official

Kermanshah, Aug 11, IRNA – Acting Head of Industry, Mine and Trade Organization in Kermanshah province Mohsen Rostami dismissed rumors pertaining to prohibition of Iranian goods export to Iraq.

Rostami told Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Iraq like any other country in some period of time in order to support its domestic goods or crops imposes tariffs or limitations on export like potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers and watermelon, but ban on export is not right.

Concerning volume of export in the first four months of current year (started March 21, 2018) from Kermanshah borders to Iraq, Rostami said exports from the province has increased 23 percent by weight and 43 percent by value in comparison with the same period of the preceding year.

He announced that the volume of Iran's goods export from Kermanshah borders was $889 million.

The province has 371 kilometers common borders with Iraq and now two official border points and five border markets are active.

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