0540 GMT September 26, 2021
Saying that Iran exported over one million tons of commodities worth $504.5 million to Russia in the past Iranian year, Rouhollah Latifi said that the figures also indicate a 14 percent rise in terms of weight year-on-year, IRNA reported.
According to statistics, the value of Iran’s exports to Russia increased 105 percent in 2020.
Iran’s exports to Russia stood at $390 million in 2019, while $800 million tons of commodities were exported to the country in 2020.
The governor of IRICA said on Friday that the value of Iran’s non-oil trade rose 47 percent in the period, March 21-July 22, compared to the same period last year.
Mehdi Mir-Ashrafi said that Iran has traded 50.8 million tons of non-oil products worth nearly $29 billion with other countries in the four-month period, which indicates a 21 percent growth in terms of weight on an annual basis.
He put the four-month non-oil exports at 38.3 million tons, valued at $14.3 billion, with a 65 percent rise in value and a 27 percent growth in weight.
Liquefied gas, polyethylene, semi-finished iron products, methanol, gasoline, iron and steel ingots, steel products, iron rods, liquid propane, bitumen, and copper cathode were the main exported products in the said period, he added.