Iran’s quarterly foreign trade stands at $19.5B
Tehran, Iran, June 29
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
The Customs Administration of Iran has announced that the country’s foreign trade for the past quarter Iranian year (started on March 20), has continued to stand on the positive side.
During the first three months of the Iranian New Year (March 20), Iran exported 27.78 million tons of goods worth $10.472 billion, the customs Administration reported on June 26.
The numbers show an increase of $3.61 billion in value compared to the same period last year. This is while the exported goods grew by 9.660 million tons in weight since then.
In the meantime, Iran imported 7.263 million tons of goods worth $9.1 billion.
The most valuable exported goods in the mentioned period were: worth $1.69 billion of liquefied natural gas, worth $434 million of other forms of gas, worth $354 million of non-alloyed iron and steel rolls, worth $343 million of liquefied propane, worth $291 million of light oils and products (except for gasoline).
China, the UAE, Iraq, South Korea, and India were Iran’s top customers in the said period.
The top imported goods were worth $272 million of livestock corn, worth $221 of soybean, worth $215 million of soybean press cake, worth $197 of rice, worth $160 million of auto parts in the form of CKD.
These were mostly imported from China, the UAE, South Korea, Turkey, and Russia.