TEHRAN, July 31 (Mehr News Agency) - Iran imported about $1.8 billion of gasoline during the first quarter of the Iranian calendar year 1385, started March 21.
The nation's gasoline imports from 10 Asian and European nations during the first four months of the year hit 2,569 million kilograms valued at $1,803 million, a report released by the Oil Ministry said on Monday.
The UAE, India, the Netherlands, France, Turkey, Kuwait, Spain exported to Iran gasoline worth $1,44 million, $270,340,000, $245,170,000, $124,412,000, $21,997,000, $20,868,000, and $20,190,000 respectively, the report said adding, Turkmenistan, Sudan and Azerbaijan Republic were among other exporters of the commodity to Iran.
The Majlis (parliament) has allowed the Oil Ministry to import $2.5 billion of gasoline in the current year. However, about $700 million of the allocated budget is left, the report also explained.
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