Iran’s non-oil trade hits $73.6B
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 27
By Umid Niayesh - Trend:
Iran's non-oil trade turnover (including condensates) surpassed $73.6 billion during the first nine months of current Iranian fiscal year (March 21- Dec. 21), Iranian Customs Administration reported Dec. 27.
Iran's non-oil exports stood at $35.145 billion during the period, 17.72 percent more compared the 9-month period of last year(Iran's fiscal year starts on March 21).
Iran also imported about $38.462 billion worth of goods during the period, which indicates a rise by 14.98 percent in value year on year.
Liquefied propane, methanol and liquefied butane were the main items exported.
China, Iraq, the UAE, Afghanistan and India were the top importers of Iranian goods during the mentioned period.
Meanwhile the UAE, China, South Korea and Turkey were the leading exporters of goods to Iran.
Wheat (with share of 3.38 percent from total imports' value), corn fodder (3.1 percent of total imports' value), rice (2.91 percent), soybean meal (2.61 percent) and motor vehicles with internal combustion engine (2.56 percent) were the main imported goods during the 9-month period.
Iran's total non-oil exports (including condensates) to foreign countries stood at $31.447 billion in the 8-month period from March 21 to Nov. 22, while the country's total imports amounted to $34.254 billion.
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