Consumer goods share only 10% of Iran’s imports

Business Materials 2 December 2016 17:56 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 2

By Emil Ilgar – Trend:

Consumer goods shared only 10 percent of Iran’s total imports during the eight months of current fiscal year (started on March 21).

According to a monthly report of Iran’s Customs Administration, the country’s total imports stood at $27.383 billion during March 21-November 22, of which 10 percent was consumer goods, 68 percent – intermediate goods and 22 percent – capital goods.

This is the first time that Customs Administration releases a report with the details of cargo import categories.

During the mentioned period, Iran also exported $28.117 billion worth of non-oil goods (including liquid gases and gas condensate), about $1.527 more than in the same period of the last fiscal year.

Iran’s imports also indicate a 0.94-percent growth year-on-year.