Exports from Tehran Province increase by 17% in 2 months a year
TEHRAN – Exports from Tehran province have increased by 17% in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21), compared to the same period last year, announced a provincial official.
Heshmatollah Asgari, the province’s deputy governor general for economic affairs, said Tehran accounts for 24.6 percent of the value and 34 percent of the weight of Iran’s non-oil exports.
As previously announced by the Head of Department of Industry, Mines and Commerce of Tehran Province, the value of exports from the province increased by 66.44% in the last Iranian calendar year 1400 (ending March 20), compared to the previous year.
Mahmoud Seyjani said goods worth $1.218 billion were exported from the province in the past year.
He named Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan, Russia, Turkmenistan, India, China, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Azerbaijan as the main destinations for products exported from the province. the previous year.
Neighboring countries India and China imported 69 percent of exported products, the official noted.
Data released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) shows that the value of Iranian exports of non-oil products increased by 37% in the first two months of the current year, compared at the same period in the past. year.
Iran exported 17.014 million tons of non-oil raw materials worth $8.516 billion during these two months, also registering a 1.6% increase in weight compared to the first two months of the year. previous year, the data indicate.
Based on IRICA data, Iran traded more than 22.196 million tons of non-oil products worth $16.631 billion with other countries during the mentioned period.
The Islamic Republic imported 5.182 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $8.115 billion in the first two months of the current year, with a growth of 24% in value and a decline of 3 .37% by weight year over year.
Among the country’s non-oil export destinations, China was first, importing $2.720 billion in products, the United Arab Emirates was second with $1.502 billion in imports, Iraq was third, importing $1.312 billion. dollars, Turkey the fourth with 766 million dollars of imports. , and India the fifth having imported for 290 million dollars of products during the mentioned period.
Iran’s main sources of non-oil imports during the mentioned two months were China, Turkey, India and Russia.
Considering the amounts of exports and imports in the mentioned two months, the country’s foreign trade balance turned positive by $401 million.