Iran’s total non-oil trade hit $73.607 billion in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-Decemebr 21), according to the Iran Customs Administration.
Iran exported $35.145 billion of non-oil products and imported $38.462 billion of non-oil products during the nine-month period, the IRNA news agency reported on Saturday.
China, Iraq, the United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan and India were the top importers of Iranian non-oil goods. And the United Arab Emirates, China, South Korea, and Turkey were the leading exporters of non-oil goods to Iran.
On June 12, Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Director Valiollah Afkhami-Rad said Iran’s annual non-oil exports were projected to rise by 50 percent and hit $47 billion in the current Iranian calendar year.
Iran’s non-oil exports witnessed nearly half-a-percent growth while the country’s non-oil imports dropped around five percent in the previous Iranian calendar year.