Iran non-oil exports up by 13 percent

Business Materials 27 December 2018 19:56 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 27

By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:

Iran's non-oil exports in the first eight months of this Iranian year (started March 21, 2018) increased by 13 percent compared to the same period of previous year, said Hamid Zadboom, deputy head for development of export market of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran in Hamedan city, Trend reports via IRNA.

“Many exporters have focused on the 13 neighboring countries since the beginning of the Iranian year,” said.

Zadboom said that the minister of industries, mining and trade has prepared a plan for that as well.

He added that the best way to escape the US sanctions is to increase non-oil export.

Touching on exports to Iraq, he said that the export of Iran to Iraq was $6.4 billion in the first eight months of last year, which has increased to $6.7 billion this year.

He also said that other than the neighboring countries, the main export markets of Iran are China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand.