TEHRAN- The value of export from Semnan province increased by 19 percent in the past Iranian calendar year 1401 (ended on March 20), according to a provincial official.
Morteza Hajian, the acting head of the province’s Customs Department, announced that commodities worth $120 million were exported from Semnan province in the previous year.
He named Afghanistan, Russia, Pakistan, Iraq, Turkey, and United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the major export destinations, and wire and cable, detergent, plastic containers, sodium hydroxide, evaporative cooler, wool and light hydrocarbon as the main exported items.
As announced by the spokesman of Trade Development Committee of the Iranian House of Industry, Mining, and Trade, the value of Iran’s non-oil export rose 10 percent in the past year.
Ruhollah Latifi said that 122.056 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $53.166 billion were exported in the previous year.
China with the purchase of $14.584 billion of commodities (no change), Iraq with $10.238 billion (15 percent growth), Turkey with $7.459 billion (23 percent growth), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with $5.767 billion (28 percent growth), and India with $2.146 billion (18 percent growth) were the first five export destinations of Iranian goods in 1401, the official stated.
Latifi further announced that 37.18 million tons of non-oil commodities valued at $59.655 billion were imported to the country during the past year, with a 10 percent drop in weight, and a 13 percent rise in worth, year on year.
The UAE with sales of $18.395 billion (11 percent growth), China with $15.744 billion (24 percent growth), Turkey with $6.99 billion (15 percent growth), India with $2.019 billion (80 percent growth), and Germany with $2.019 billion (five percent growth), were the first five countries supplying goods to Iran in 1401, he stated.
The official went on to say that the country’s non-oil trade reached 159.236 million tons worth $112.821 billion in the previous year, with an 11.2 percent growth year on year.
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