The Iran Project

Iran’s exports rise by 22 percent

Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Valiollah Afkhamirad

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Head of Iranian Trade Development Organization Waliollah Afkhami-Rad said the country’s exports over the first 11 months of Iranian calendar year (started on March 21, 2014) totaled $46.300 billion, which rose by 22 percent comparing to similar period last year.

He further said that Iran’s trading during the said period reached $94.5 billion, which would raise by $110 billion if service exports are added.

The Iranian trade official continued Iran’s exports during the first ten months of Iranian calendar year reached $42.6 billion which would increase to $52 billion if services exports are considered. The amount rose by 27 percent comparing to similar period last year.

Iranian exports included propane, polyethylene, butane, pistachio, ethanol, sour and cement which were mainly sent to China, Iraq, the UAE, Afghanistan and India.

Iran’s trading with Asia included 92 percent of its entire trading. Europe and Africa’s share of Iranian exports hit respectively 5 and 2.1 percent.

By ISNA

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