Iran-UK trade hits $48m in 4 months

TEHRAN – Trade between Iran and the UK amounted to $48 million in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 21, the Iranian Customs Administration said, ISNA reported.

The UK exported $31 million worth of goods to Iran, a 640 percent rise compared to the same period last year.
Imports from Iran rose by 78 percent and hit $17 million.

Corn fodder, sugar, barley, and medicine were the main goods imported from the UK, while carpet, steel products, dates, and saffron were the main goods exported to the UK.

The UK was the fourth leading trade partner of Iran in Europe in the 4-month period.

Trade between Iran and the UK rose sharply in the past Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20.

The UK was the 21st major exporter to Iran and the 10th among European countries.

By Tehran Times


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