Asia accounts for 93 percent of Iran’s total exports in Q1
Tehran, Iran, Jul. 14
By Milad Fashtami - Trend:
Iran exported 18.624 million tons of non-oil goods worth some $7.507 billion in the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year.
In comparison to the first quarter of last year, the figures show 0.33 percent decrease and 5.9 percent increase in terms of weight and value, respectively.
Iran Customs Administration's latest report suggests that the country's exports to Asian countries accounted for 94.37 (in terms of weight) and 93.05 percent (in terms of value) of its total export in the mentioned period.
Tehran also exported 594,000 tons of goods worth $390 million to Europe in spring.
Africa with 512,000 tons and $158 million, Oceania with 2,000 tons and $7 million, and the Americas with 2,000 tons and $6 million are the next continents on the list.
Iran exported 25.518 million tons of non-oil goods worth some $11.859 billion in the first quarter of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21 - June 20).
Iran Customs Administration's latest report suggests that the country also imported 9.755 million tons of goods worth $12.386 billion in the mentioned three-month period.
The country's total trade amounted to $24.245 billion in the mentioned period, which shows 27 percent increase compared to the same period of time last year.