Exports to Uzbekistan rise 60%

Financial Tribune – Iran exported $152 million worth of commodities to Uzbekistan during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Nov. 21) to register a 60% rise compared with last year’s corresponding period, according to Chairman of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Hamid Zadboum.

Stone-cutting machines, cement, propane, glass sheets, construction stones and furniture were the main exports during the period under review, Fars News Agency reported.

The TPO chief believes a barter system can help develop trade between Iran and Uzbekistan.

Iran mainly imports cotton, yarn, potassium chloride, phosphate fertilizer and pinto beans from Uzbekistan.