News ID: 276446
Published: 0301 GMT November 07, 2020

Iran’s seven-month trade with neighboring countries tops $19.6b: IRICA

Iran’s seven-month trade with neighboring countries tops $19.6b: IRICA
IRNA
Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration Mehdi Mirashrafi said on November 7, 2020 that Iran exported 41.8 million tons of goods valued at $11.5 billion to neighboring countries during March 20-October 21.

Iran traded 50.4 million tons of non-oil commodities worth over $19.6 billion with its neighboring states during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 20-October 21), announced the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) on Saturday.

Mehdi Mir-Ashrafi said the figures indicate a 59 percent growth in terms of weight, as well as a 51 percent increase in terms of value, according to IRNA.

Iran exported 41.8 million tons of goods valued at $11.5 billion to neighboring countries during the seven-month period, the IRICA head said.

Iran exported 65.5 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $18.2 billion during March 20-October 21, he said.

The official put the country’s total non-oil trade in the said period at $38.3 billion, with a total weight of 85 million tons, iribnews.ir reported.

He noted that during March 20-October 21, some 19.3 million tons of commodities worth $20 billion were imported into the country, of which 13.8 million tons were basic goods.

Iraq with $4.8 billion, China with $4.4 billion, the UAE with $2.2 billion, Turkey with $1.4 billion, and Afghanistan with $1.3 billion of imports from Iran were among the country’s top export destinations during this period.

Meanwhile, China with $5.1 billion, the UAE with $4.7 billion, Turkey with $2.2 billion, India with $1.2 billion, and Germany with $1 billion of exports to Iran were the top exporting nations to the Islamic Republic, according to Mir-Ashrafi.

   
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