Karbasian told IRNA that a ceremony, held here on Monday for customs discharge of two imported cars with a 130 percent tariffs, marked official import of autos.
He expected that auto imports would earn his office rls 6.475 trillion ($1 = 8000 rls)
The official said his office has been able to meet rls 7.198 trillion out of the rls 9.646 trillion target set for the first four months of the current Iranian year (started on March 21).
He said 9,269,000 tons of goods were imported at a cost of dlrs 10.31 billion in the first four months.
He added that Iran's export earnings, excluding oil and gas, topped dlrs 1.864 billion.
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