TEHRAN- The value of export from Isfahan province rose 16 percent in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-December 21, 2022), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, the director-general of the province’s customs department announced.
Rasoul Kouhestani-Pajouh said that 1.749 million tons of commodities worth $1.144 billion have been exported from the province in the nine-month period, with ten percent growth in weight year on year.
The official said that 753 types of goods were exported to 89 countries from the province in the first nine months of this year.
He named iron and cast-iron products, steel products, petrochemical products, dairy products, machine and handwoven carpets as the main exported items, and Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Afghanistan, and Armenia as the major export destinations.
Based on the data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA), the value of Iran’s non-oil export rose 19 percent from the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2022) up to December 31, as compared to the same period of time in the past year.
According to the IRICA data, Iran exported 97.843 million tons of goods valued at $43.088 billion in the mentioned period, also registering a two-percent increase in weight
Liquefied natural gas, liquefied propane, methanol, liquefied butane, and film-grade polyethylene were the main exported products in the said time span.
Major export destinations of Iranian non-oil goods were China, Iraq, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and India.
The Islamic Republic has also imported 28.18 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $44.337 billion in the first 286 days of the present year, with a 14.7-percent growth in value and a 10-percent increase in weight, year on year.
The major items of goods imported into the country in the said period include corn, rice, wheat, soybeans, sunflower seed oil, and cell phones, based on the IRICA data.
The United Arab Emirates was the top exporter to Iran in the mentioned period, followed by China, Turkey, India, and Germany.
Reportedly, the value of Iran’s non-oil trade rose 17 percent during the mentioned period, as compared to the same time span in the past year.
Iran traded more than 126 million tons of non-oil products worth over $88 billion with other countries in the mentioned period.
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