TEHRAN, Iran, July 13. Iran's trade with Uzbekistan in the last Iranian year (ended March 21, 2022) showed a 103 percent growth as compared to the same period of last year, spokesman for Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Seyed Rouhollah Latifi said, Trend reports citing IRICA official website.
Seyyed Rouhollah Latifi said that Iran’s trade value with Uzbekistan in the past year exceeded $517 million, registering a considerable 103 percent growth as compared to the last year’s corresponding period.
On the eve of Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf visit to Uzbekistan at the head of a high-ranking parliamentary delegation on Tuesday, Latifi noted that Iran and Uzbekistan exchanged 776,000 tons of non-oil products, valued at $517 million, last year (from March 21, 2021, to March 20, 2022), showing a 103 percent hike in as compared to the same period of last year.
The Islamic Republic of Iran exported 714,491 tons of products, valued at $402 million, to Uzbekistan, recording a 146 percent growth as compared to the last year’s corresponding period.
Elsewhere in his remarks, the IRICA spokesman pointed to the import of products from Uzbekistan and said that 62,000 tons of non-oil products, valued at $115 million, were imported into the country from Uzbekistan, registering a 26 percent hike, compared to the same period last year.
Dairy products, agricultural products, construction materials, bitumen, base oil, minerals, petrochemicals, chemicals, sanitary products, pipes, household appliances, fabrics, iron products, cars, Industrial tools and furniture have been among Iran’s exports to Tajikistan, Latifi added.
According to the official, main Iran`s imports from Uzbekistan were yarn, cotton, silk, cloth, beans, millet, and kaolin.
IRICA spokesman said Iran's export to Uzbekistan in the first three months of the current Iranian year exceeded $46.350 million, while the country imported $14.150 million of goods from Uzbekistan during the mentioned period.