China reclaims position as Iran’s top export market

Financial Tribune – China has reclaimed its place as Iran’s top non-oil export market from Iraq after three months and cemented its position as Iran’s main source of imports, the latest foreign trade figures published by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration on Wednesday show.

Overall exports, excluding crude oil, mazut, kerosene and suitcase trade, hit 94.87 million tons worth $36.35 billion during the 10 months ending Jan. 20, indicating a 2.21% increase in value year-on-year.

Imports amounted to 26 million tons worth $35.67 billion, down more than 17.38% in weight and 18.87% in value over last year’s similar period.