Iran’s non-oil trade hits $65.7B
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 30
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iran's non-oil trade turnover (including condensates) surpassed $65.7 billion during the first eight months of current Iranian fiscal year (March 21- Nov. 22), Iranian Customs Administration reported Nov. 30.
Iran's non-oil exports stood at $31.447 billion during the period, 19.72 percent more compared the 8-month period of last year(Iran's fiscal year starts on March 21).
Iran also imported about $34.254 billion worth of goods during the period, which indicates a rise by 20.22 percent in value year on year.
Liquefied propane, methanol and grid polyethylene were the main items exported.
China, Iraq, the UAE, Afghanistan and India were the top importers of Iranian goods during the mentioned period.
Meanwhile, China, South Korea, India and Turkey were the leading exporters of goods to Iran.
Wheat (with share of 3.79 percent from total imports' value), rice (3 percent of total imports' value), motor vehicles with internal combustion engine (2.83 percent), soybean meal (2.6 percent) and corn fodder (2.7 percent) and were the main imported goods.
Iran's total non-oil exports (including condensates) to foreign countries stood at $26.943 billion in the 7-month period from March 21 to Oct. 22, while the country's total imports amounted to $30.271 billion.