EghtesadOnline: China, Iraq, the UAE, South Korea and India imported 68.7% of Iran’s total non-oil goods (including gas condensate) in terms of value, in the five months since the beginning of the current Iranian year (started March 21), according to the latest statistics released by Trade Promotion Organization of Iran.
Iran’s total non-oil exports (including gas condensate) during the period stood at $17.19 billion, which indicates a fall of 5%, year-on-year, Trend news agency reported.
China was the main importer of goods from Iran, in this period. The country’s imports accounted for 21.8% of Iran’s total exports, in terms of value. During the period, Iran exported $3.74 billion worth of goods to China, 10% more, compared with the same period of the preceding year.
Iran also exported $2.604 billion worth of goods to the Iraq, which marks 15.1% of the value of Iran’s total exports, according to Financial Tribune.
The UAE ($2.58 billion), South Korea (with $1.67 billion), India ($1.19 billion), Afghanistan ($1.05 billion), Turkey ($608 million), Pakistan ($297 million), Thailand ($250 million) and Taiwan($233 million) were the other top importers of Iranian goods.