News ID: 318989
Published: 0309 GMT December 26, 2021

Iran's eight-month exports to Iraq fetch over $6b

Iran's eight-month exports to Iraq fetch over $6b

A member of the Board of Directors of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce put the value of products exported from the country to Iraq in the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (Mar. 21-Nov. 22) at above $6.1 billion.

Seyyed Hamid Hosseini broke the news in an interview with Fars News Agency, adding, Statistics indicate that Iran has exported $750 million worth of non-oil goods to neighboring Iraq on a monthly basis on average.”

Turning to the latest situation of Irans exports to Iraq, Hosseini said that the global trade was severely affected by the spread of COVID-19 in 2020 and 2021, Mehr News Agency reported.

Irans exports to Iraq also were affected by the global coronavirus pandemic in these two years, he said, adding, Accordingly, Irans exports of products to Iraq decreased in 2020 due to the closure of borders between the two countries following spread of the coronavirus.”

In the eight-month period, Iran exported construction materials (tiles, stones, ceramics and glasses), foodstuff (fresh fruits and vegetables), oil and petrochemical products, home appliances, dairies, clothing, furniture and shoes to Iraq, the chamber chairman added.


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