Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.7/ Trend R.Zamanov
More than 708,623 ton of goods worth $384 million were exported from Iran's Isfahan province in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year, the head of Isfahan province Customs Administration said on Wednesday.
"The figures show 58 and 23 percent increase in terms of weight and value, respectively, compared to the same period of time previous year," the IRNA News Agency quoted Asadollah Ahmadi as saying.
He went on to note that the province's businessmen export their products to over 50 countries across the world.
"Afghanistan (with $141.4 million), Iraq (with $127.8 million), and Pakistan (with $37.22 million) were the main destinations," he added.
"Steel products, mineral fuels and hand-made carpets were the main exported items," Ahmadi said.
Iran's foreign trade was around $25.445 billion in the first four months of the current year, which started March 21.
According to Iran Customs Administration, the country's exports accounted for $12.536 billion of the mentioned amount.
Iran's non-oil exports faced 5.18 percent increase during the mentioned period, compared to the same period of time previous year.
It is while the country's imports decreased by 26.27 percent.
During the mentioned period, Iran exported 25.679 million tons of non-oil goods (including gas condensates) and imported 9.122 million tons of goods.
Iran had non-oil trade with 196 countries in the previous year.
The country's balance of trade with 97 countries such the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Switzerland, turkey, and China was negative in the mentioned period, the ISNA News Agency reported on March 6.
Tehran's balance was also positive with 99 countries, including Iraq, Afghanistan, India, Turkmenistan, and Pakistan.
The balance of trade, or net exports, is the difference between the monetary value of exports and imports of output in an economy over a certain period. It is the relationship between a nation's imports and exports.
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