Iran’s Bushehr Province exports products worth nearly $2.5b in 6 months
TEHRAN- The value of commodities exported from Iran’s southwestern Bushehr Province stood at over $2.47 billion during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20-September 21), the director-general of the province’s Industry, Mining and Trade Department announced.
Hossein Hosseini put the weight of the exported products at 11 million tons in the six-month period, IRNA reported.
He mentioned China, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Afghanistan, India, South Korea, Qatar, Pakistan, Turkey and Brazil as the main export destinations of the products, and named butane, propane, polyethylene, methanol, urea, styrene, cement, clinker, and polystyrene as the major exported items.
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 with over $1.933 billion, and Afghanistan with $1.103 billion as well as Turkey with $731 million.
China accounted for over 27 percent of Iran’s total exports, followed by Iraq, UAE, Afghanistan, and Turkey with 21.9 percent, 14.2 percent, 8.1 percent, and 45.3 percent respectively.
Polyethylene, natural gas, liquefied propane, and other light oils and products were Iran's major exported items.