Iran’s export of non-oil goods to Indonesia showed a significant rise in the first 7 months of the current Iranian year (started on March 21) as compared with last year`s corresponding period. an official said.
“The reports released by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s customs showed that Iran`s exports to Indonesia during the first seven months of the current Iranian year hit 402 million dollars compared with the $ 280 million in the same period last year. indicating an increase of 43 percent. up 10 percent in terms of weight.` Iranian Commercial Attaché to Indonesia Anwar Kamari said.
Ordinary metals. including iron and steel. with $220 million and 74 percent growth are in the forefront of exports to Indonesia compared to last year. he added.
Kamari had announced in October that Iran considerably increased the value of its non-oil exports to Indonesia in the first half of the current Iranian year.
`Iran exported non-oil goods worth $328 million during the said period showing a 42 percent rise as compared with the previous year`s corresponding period.` he added.
Kamari said the non-oil exports to Indonesia showed 20 percent in the same period.
`Plastic. chemical. petroleum. steel. and food products are among main Iran’s non-oil exports to Indonesia.` he added.
Kamari reiterated imports from Indonesia mainly include wood and paper pulp. inorganic chemicals. wood and wood products. food and beverage. and home appliances.