Statistics on Iran’s trade ties with NAM member states
Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.27/ Trend F.Milad/
Iran has trade ties with 105 of the 120 member states of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), the Mehr News Agency cited in a report.
The report, published on Monday, says that Iran has the highest positive trade balance with Iraq and the highest negative trade balance with UAE.
Fuels and minerals are the main exported goods from Iran to other members of the NAM, accounting for 22.57 percent of Iran's total non-oil exports.
Trade between Iran and other members of the Non-Aligned Movement amounted to around $43 billion in the past Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 19, accounting for almost $40 percent of Iran's total $105 billion in non-oil trade, the ISNA news agency cited Customs Administration data as reporting.
Iran exported $19.7 billion non-oil goods to NAM member states, while imported $24.1 billion worth of goods last year.
Iraq, the UAE, India, and Afghanistan were the main importers of Iranian goods. The UAE, India, Malaysia, and Oman were the major exporters to Iran.
NAM is the second-largest international organization after the United Nations, made up of 120 countries, with an additional 21 observer states.
The 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement is currently underway in Tehran.