Non-oil trade exceeds $30b in 6 months
TEHRAN – The value of Iran’s non-oil trade during the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21) reached $30.349 billion, according to the Head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Mehdi Mirashrafi.
Iran's top five non-oil export destinations during this period were China with over $3.709 billion worth of exports, Iraq with $2.971 billion, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with over $1.933 billion, and Afghanistan with $1.103 billion as well as Turkey with $731 million, so the country’s top five export destinations remained the same in comparison to previous months, according to IRICA.
Polyethylene, natural gas, liquefied propane, and other light oils and products are Iran's major export items.
Like all other countries around the world, Iran’s trade with its foreign partners has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, however, the situation is getting back to normal and the country’s trade borders are opening one by one.