“We are now in the most stable period; our trade balance is positive and our export history is high,” Seyed Ali Mousavi, the deputy of Arvand Free Zone Organization for investment affairs, said.
According to the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Arvand Free Zone Organization Quoting the Young Journalists Club, Mousavi at a press conference added: The export approach of Arvand Free Zone is more than its import approach and we have 2500 economic activists in the Chamber of Commerce in Abadan and Khorramshahr, and more than 20,000 are active in the guilds sector as well.
Mousavi also said: in the first six months of the current year, imports of machinery and raw materials grew by 860%; and more than 170 industrial units are currently active in the region.
He added: Arvand Free Zone is now the largest free zone in terms of population and we can say for sure that we are in the most stable time; our trade balance is positive and export history is high; and 50% of the total employment of the country’s free zones is in this region.
The deputy director also said that foreign transit in the region in the first six months of this year has grown by 34% and has increased from $ 93 million last year to $ 125 million.
At the end, Mousavi pointed to the investment made in the area: “There are currently 180 investment opportunities in the region, of which 35 have become investment packages.”