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Iran's Non-Oil Foreign Trade Tops $42b

Exports stood at 70 million tons worth $20.94 billion to register a 22.5% growth in weight but a 10.55% year-on-year decrease in value. Imports reached 16.56 million tons worth $21.22 billion, indicating an increase of 0.41% in weight and a decline of 5.5
Iran's Non-Oil Foreign Trade Tops $42bIran's Non-Oil Foreign Trade Tops $42b

Iran's overall non-oil foreign trade (except crude oil, mazut, kerosene and exports via suitcase trade) during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22) stood at $ 2.16 billion, indicating a 8.07% decline compared with same period of last year, the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration reported.  
Exports stood at 70 million tons worth $20.94 billion to register a 22.5% growth in weight but a 10.55% year-on-year decrease in value compared with the same period of last year. 
Imports reached 16.56 million tons worth $21.22 billion, indicating an increase of 0.41% in weight and a decline of 5.51% in value year-on-year. 
As trade deficit of around $280 million was registered in H1.
China, Iraq, Turkey, the UAE and Afghanistan were Iran’s main export destinations over the period.

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