Iran’s annual export to Qatar $103M
Tehran, Iran, June 11
By Mehdi Sepahvand –- Trend:
Iran’s annual export to Qatar stood at $103 million in Iran’s last fiscal year (which ended March 20).
According to record sheets from Iran’s Custom’s Administration, the exported goods included 50 agricultural and industrial products, Trend correspondent reported June 11.
Notable among the exported goods were floor mats, synthetic fabrics, clinger cement, iron ore, watermelon, pistachio, and saffron.
The export amounted in weight to 1.011 million tons.
Iran increased its export to Qatar in recent days after a political rift between Doha and some Arab states, which resulted in them sanctioning Qatar.
Iran sent the first food cargo to Qatar on June 8. Iranian Homa Airlines’ Boeing 747 plane delivered the cargo.
Earlier, Arab media outlets reported that the foodstuff available in Qatar will suffice for four weeks.
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE announced about breaking their diplomatic relations with Qatar June 5, accusing Doha of supporting terrorist organizations and destabilizing the situation in the Middle East.
Later, the authorities of Libya, Yemen as well as the Maldives and Mauritius also announced about severing diplomatic relations with Qatar.