Tehran province accounts for 25 per cent of Iran’s total exports
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 14
By Rahim Zamanov - Trend:
Tehran province's annually exports around $5.601 billion worth of goods, deputy director of Tehran Industry, Mine, and Trade organization, Houshang Rezaee Samarin, said on Jan. 14 , the IRNA News Agency reported.
"The figure accounts for 25 per cent of the country's total exports," he explained.
Rezaee Samarin also mentioned the recent agreement between Iran and P5+1, saying that the optimistic atmosphere has had a positive influence on Iran's economy.
"Once the sanctions are lifted, Iran can reach its potential economic growth," he added.
Iran exported over $29 billion worth of non-oil commodities in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 21, despite the U.S.-engineered sanctions against the country, Press TV reported on Jan. 1.
According to the latest data released by the Iranian Customs Administration, Iran exported $29.24 billion worth of non-petroleum goods, including petrochemical products, during the nine-month period, marking an 11.8 percent rise in terms of weight from the previous year.
Petrochemical products accounted for more than $8 billion of the country's overall non-oil exports.
Iran also exported $6.363 billion of gas condensates and 14.761 billion worth of other goods during the same period.
Iron ore, methanol and urea were Iran's main exports respectively valued at $1.33 billion, $877 million and $866 million.
The non-oil exports weighed 65.999 million tons, which were mainly exported to China, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, India and Afghanistan.
Iran exported over $21 billion worth of non-oil commodities in the seven months throughOctober 21, indicating a 7.5 percent rise in weight year on year.
The non-oil exports weighed 49.325 million tons.
Edited by C.N.