Exports from Iran’s Khuzestan province to Iraq up by 90 percent
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sep.14/ Trend F.Karimov/
The exports from Iran's southwestern Khuzestan province to Iraq rose by 90 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 21, IRIB reported.
The goods worth over $2 billion have been exported to Iraq in the mentioned period.
The exports include cement, tiles, ceramics, tomato paste, industrial faucets, and cars.
China, Iraq, the UAE, Afghanistan and India were the top five importers of Iranian goods during the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), the Iranian Customs Administration said.
The exports of Iranian goods to these countries amounted to $2.540 billion, $2.365 billion, $1.436 billion, $1.188 billion and $915 million in the five month period respectively.
The exports to the five countries accounted for 80 per cent of Iran's total exports in weight and 70 per cent in value.
Meanwhile, the UAE, China, and India were the main exporters of goods to Iran during the same time, so they exported $3.214 billion, $3.02 billion and $1.614 billion to Iran respectively.
Rice, fodder corn, wheat, and steel ingots were the main goods exported to Iran.