Four-month period reported

Imports from Iran via Sheikhsal and Shoshmi crossings total $127 million

SULAYMANIYAH, August 9 — Imports from Iran via the Sheikhsal and Shoshmi border crossings reached $127 million during the previous four months, as reported by the Customs Supervision Administration in Iran’s Kermanshah province.

According to the official Iranian news agency, during the past four months, 214,335 tons of goods, worth over $112.3 million, were exported through the Sheikhsal crossing to Iraq. The average amount of goods at the Sheikhsal crossing increased by 26% compared to the previous year, with the value of goods jumping by 18%.

The value of exported goods to Iraq through the Shoshmi border crossing exceeded $14.6 million, at over 121,700 tons. This represented a 6% decrease in goods, but a 3% increase in value compared to the same period the previous year.

The majority of goods imported through the crossings include stone, tiles, ceramics, iron, gypsum, plastic products, glass, vegetables, and fruits.