Iran’s non-oil foreign trade surpasses $45 bn
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 30 /Trend, N. Umid
Iran's foreign trade has surpassed $45.218 billion during the first seven months of the current solar year (which started on March 21), the country's customs administration reported.
According to the report, Iran exported $21.162 billion worth of non-oil goods (including gas condensates) during the first seven months of the current solar year.
Iran's exports increased by 7.49 percent in terms of weight, and decreased by 15.06 percent in terms of value compared to the same period of the last solar year.
Exports of gas condensates and petrochemicals accounted for $3.926 billion and $5.592 billion of the mentioned amount, respectively.
Iran has exported some $3.625 billion, $3.415 billion, $2.058 billion, $1.513 billion and $1.454 billion of goods to China, Iraq, the UAE, India and Afghanistan respectively during the period.
Iran's exports to China have increased by 20.96 percent during the mentioned period compared to the same period of the last year.
It is while the county's exports to Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, India and Afghanistan have decreased by 5.87, 30.9, 1.86, and 15.13 percent, respectively.
Iran also has imported 16.011 million tons of goods worth $24.056 billion during the first seven months of the current solar year, which indicates fall by 32.52 and 24.79 percent respectively compared to the same period of the last solar year.
Iran has imported some $ 4.9 billion, $ 4.623 billion, $ 2.269 billion, $ 2.046 billion and $2.028 billion worth of goods from the UAE, China, India, South Korea and Turkey respectively during the period.
Iran has traded with some 107 countries during the mentioned period.