Iran posts 27% rise in non-oil exports to Italy
An official of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) stated that non-oil exports from Iran to Italy had increased 27 percent in the 9 months period ending December 21st.
The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting quoted Reza Tofiqi as saying that the value of exported goods to Italy reached $343 million, while its value in the same period last year was $270 million.
Tofiqi said the exported items mainly consisted of animal hides, textiles, Saffron, plastic plates, water heaters, acetic acid, pistachios, granite, etc.
The deputy of relations coordinating and marketing of TPOI pointed out that in terms of value Italy is among the top ten trade partners of Iran in the afore-mentioned period, noting that Italy is eighth.
In the same period of the year before Italy was among the top fifteen export destinations of Iran.