Iran’s monthly non-oil trade surpasses $6.7b


The value of Iran’s non-oil trade stood at $6.732 billion in the first month of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-April 20), according to the data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).

The country exported 10.471 million tons of non-oil products worth $3.645 billion in the mentioned month, showing a 12.93 percent fall in value, and a 17.76 percent rise in weight, as compared to the first month of the previous year. Liquefied natural gas, liquefied propane, liquefied butane, iron and steel ingots, and methanol were the major exported items, and China, Iraq, Turkey, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and India were the top export destinations of Iranian non-oil products in the first month.—Tehran Times