• Tue / 18 May 2021 / 16:25
  • Category: Economy
  • News Code: 1400022820261
  • Journalist : 71477

Iran’s non-oil export grows by 46%

Iran’s non-oil export grows by 46%

Tehran (ISNA) - President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced that the country exported $5.6 billion worth of non-oil goods and commodities to foreign countries from March 21 to May 15, 2021.

Speaking at 23rd meeting of Representatives Board of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) on Tuesday, Mehdi Mir-Ashrafi said, “Iran imported 4.5 million tons of products worth $5.6 billion since the beginning of the current year (started March 21) up to May 15, showing a 28 percent increase compared to the same period previous year”.

“Some 15.5 million tons of non-oil goods worth $5.6 billion were exported from the country from March 21 to May 15, 2021, registering a 46 percent growth compared to the same period previous year,” he added.

According to the statistics, totally 145.7 million tons of non-oil goods worth $73 billion were exported and imported from/to the country last year (from March 21, 2020 to March 20, 2021),” IRICA president noted.

He went on to say that 10,343,000 tons of commodities worth $5.762 billion were exchanged between Iran and its trader partners from March 21 to April 20, showing a 32 and 62.5 percent increase both in terms of weight and value respectively.

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