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Iran Accounts for Quarter of All Exports to Iraq

Iran Accounts for Quarter of All Exports to IraqIran Accounts for Quarter of All Exports to Iraq

Iran accounts for about a quarter of all exports to neighboring Iraq.
According to Iran's commercial attaché to Iraq, Nasser Behzad, China with 20%, Turkey with 19%, the US with close to 10%, India with 4% and Jordan with 2% are other major exporters to Iraq, Mizan Online reported.
A total of 5.7 million tons of commodities worth $4 billion were exported from Iran to Iraq during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22) showing a 10% rise in both weight and value compared with the similar period of last year. 
Iran’s total exports during the five-month period amounted to $18 billion and exports to Iraq accounted for 22% of this sum.

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