Iran’s non-oil exports exceed $31b in 9 months

A senior Iranian customs official says the Islamic Republic conducted $71.2 billion in trade of non-oil goods with other countries during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20).

Customs Administration Director Abbas Me’marnejad told the Fars News Agency on Friday that Iran exported about $31 billion worth of non-oil goods and imported approximately $40.2 billion worth of non-oil commodities during the nine-month period.

Iron and steel ingots, wheat, corn fodder, and soybean meal were the main commodities imported, while liquefied propane, urea, and cement were the main goods exported, Me’marnejad added.

The United Arab Emirates, China, Turkey, South Korea, and Switzerland were the leading exporters of non-oil products to Iran, he stated.

Me’marnejad also said that Iraq, China, the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, and India were the main importers of Iranian non-oil goods.

Source: Press TV

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