Iran`s overall non-oil foreign trade (except crude oil. mazut. kerosene and exports via suitcase trade) during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22) stood at $ 2.16 billion. indicating a 8.07% decline compared with same period of last year. the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration reported.
Exports stood at 70 million tons worth $20.94 billion to register a 22.5% growth in weight but a 10.55% year-on-year decrease in value compared with the same period of last year.
Imports reached 16.56 million tons worth $21.22 billion. indicating an increase of 0.41% in weight and a decline of 5.51% in value year-on-year.
As trade deficit of around $280 million was registered in H1.
China. Iraq. Turkey. the UAE and Afghanistan were Iran’s main export destinations over the period.