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Corn Tops Iran's Essential Goods Imports in Three Quarters

Corn Tops Iran's Essential Goods Imports in Three QuartersCorn Tops Iran's Essential Goods Imports in Three Quarters

The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration has published a new report on imported essential goods during the first nine months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Dec. 21, 2019).
According to the report, corn topped the list of imported essential goods in terms of value, as the country imported 5.92 million tons of the staple worth $1.48 billion during the period to register a 4.4% decline in tonnage but a 2.4% growth in value compared with last year’s corresponding period, Mehr News Agency reported.
Next on the list in terms of value were pharmaceuticals and medical equipment, as 13,900 tons worth $1.15 billion were imported, indicating a 17.3% increase in tonnage but a 4.35% decrease in value year-on-year.

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