The value of Iran’s non-oil trade increased 19 percent in the fourth Iranian calendar month (June 22-July 22), from the same month of the previous year, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA), announced. Ruhollah Latifi said the country traded 10.997 million tons of non-oil goods worth $8.947 billion in the mentioned month, IRNA reported.
The official put the monthly non-oil export at 7.992 million tons worth $4.171 billion, indicating an increase of 24 percent in terms of value and a two-percent increase in weight, year on year.
According to Latifi, the Islamic Republic imported 3.005 million tons of goods valued at $4.776 billion in the said month, registering a 15 percent rise compared to the figure for the same month last year. Iran’s top export destination during this period was China with $1.403 billion worth of imports from the Islamic Republic, followed by the UAE with $619 million, Iraq with $574 million, Turkey with $323 million, and India with $143 million worth of imports from Iram.—Tehran Times