Iran’s non-oil exports hit 6.1 billion USD in two months

TEHRAN, May 30 (Xinhua) — Iran’s non-oil exports valued at 6. 137 billion U.S. dollars in the past two months according to Iranian calendar (March 21-May 21), Tehran Times daily reported Thursday.

According to the Iranian Customs Administration, some 13.732 million tons of non-oil products, worth 6.137 billion dollars, were exported in the past two months, showing 47.8 percent rise in weight and 9.1 percent drop in worth compared to the same period of last year.

Main parts of the goods were exported to China, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan and India, said the daily.

Iran’s imports stood at 4.173 million tons, worth 5.692 billion dollars, in the past two months, indicating 47.32 percent drop in worth and 49.31 percent drop in weight, said the report, adding that Iran imported products mainly from China, the United Arab Emirates, India, the Republic of Korea and Turkey.

In April, Iranian Customs Administration Director Abbas Memarnejad said that Iran’s non-oil trade with outside world hit 94.8 billion dollars in the past Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20.

According to Tehran Times, Iran’s annual imports and exports are projected to reach 77 billion dollars and 83 billion dollars, respectively, by March 2016.

By Xinhua


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