Trade With SCO Tops $33 Billion
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s exports to Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s member states during March 21-Jan. 20 stood at 31.03 million tons worth $15.02 billion, while imports hit 7.4 million tons worth $15.35 billion.
Iran’s trade with Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s member states, excluding crude oil exports from the country, stood at 42.91 million tons worth $33.84 billion during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Jan. 20), registering a 4.9% and a 23.07% year-on-year rise in terms of weight and value respectively, latest data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration show.
China with 29.17 million tons (up 10.19%) worth $12.69 billion (down 39.5%) was Iran’s main trade partner among SCO member states during the period. It was followed by India with 5.91 million tons (down 9.07%) worth $2.4 billion (down 9.88%) and Russia with 3.11 million tons (down 20.23%) worth $1.19 billion (down 34.09%).
Iranian exports hit 34.72 million tons worth $16.58 billion during the period, registering a 3.42% and a 10.05% growth in weight and value YOY, respectively.