News ID: 314377
Published: 0229 GMT June 30, 2021

IRICA: Iran’s monthly non-oil trade up 14%

IRICA: Iran’s monthly non-oil trade up 14%

The value of Iran’s non-oil trade rose 14 percent in the month to June 21, compared to the figure for the month to May 21, said the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) spokesman.

Rouhollah Latifi said that 16.1 million tons of commodities worth over $8 billion were traded from May 22-June 21, indicating a 35 percent growth in terms of weight, IRNA reported.

The official put the monthly non-oil export at 13 million tons valued at about $4.4billion, while the country imported over three million tons of commodities worth $3.7 billion.

As announced by the IRICA head, the value of Iran’s non-oil exports reached $10.7 billion in the first three months of the current Iranian year (March 21-June 21), up 69 percent compared to that of last year’s same period.

According to Mehdi Mir-Ashrafi, Iran exported 30 million tons of non-oil commodities in the said three months, registering a 38 percent rise compared to the figure its preceding year’s.

Meanwhile, some 8.4 million tons of goods valued at $10.2 billion were also imported into the country in the said period to register a 34 percent rise in terms of value compared to the previous year’s.

In total, the Islamic Republic traded 38.4 million tons of non-oil goods worth $20.9 billion with its trade partners in the first quarter of the current Iranian year, up 25 percent and 50 percent in terms of weight and value, respectively, Mir-Ashrafi said.

 

According to the official, the country’s trade balance was $476 million positive in the said time span.

   
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