Official: Iran ahead of plan in non-oil exports
Azerbaijan, Baku, Apr. 6/ Trend F.Milad/
Iran's non-oil exports, including technical and engineering services, reached some $48 billion in the past calendar year, which ended on March 19, and the figure was more than forecasts, said the deputy director of the Trade Promotion Organization Kiyumars Fathollah Kermanshahi, IRNA reported.
Kermanshahi told IRNA news agency that non-oil exports amounted to $43.8 billion excluding the technical and engineering services.
More than 25 technical and engineering projects are underway by Iran in 10 countries in the fields of energy, industry, construction, water and wastewater and dam building, he noted.
On March 16, Trade Promotion Organization director Hamid Safdel said Iran's main non-oil exports are gas condensates, petrochemical products and engineering services, amounting to $9 billion, $13 billion, and $4 billion respectively.
Other exports, including carpets, handicrafts and agricultural goods such as nuts, were valued at about $17 billion.