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10% decline in Herat’s customs revenue

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10% decline in Herat’s customs revenue

Herat customOfficials of Customs Revenue Department have reported of a 10% decline in Herat’s customs revenue this year.

According to the officials, Herat earned 11 billion AFN in customs revenue in the past eight months, which is 10% lower than previous year’s revenue.

“Herat’s customs revenue is the highest in the country; however, this year we have seen a 10% decline in the revenue,” said Ahmad Tamim, a Customs Revenue Department official.

The official attributed the decline to the negative trade balance of Herat and the sanctions against Iran, which borders with Herat province.



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