Iran’s export to Africa rises 36% in 8 months on year

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The value of Iran’s export to Africa rose 36 percent in the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-Novemebr 21), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, the vice president of Iran and Africa Merchants Club Ruhollah Latifi said on Saturday.

According to Latifi, Iranian traders exported over 1,844,601 tons of commodities worth $990.569 million to African countries in the mentioned eight-month period, IRIB reported.

The official put the total Iran-Africa eight-month trade at 1.914 million tons valued at $1.056 billion, of which the share of Iran’s import was 69,031 tons valued at $66 million.—Tehran Times