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Iran's Non-Oil Foreign Trade Tops $19 Billion in Four Months

Compared with the corresponding period of last Iranian year [March 21-July 22, 2019], exports and imports registered a 39% and 1% decline in weight and a 40% and 24% decrease in value, respectively
Iran's Non-Oil Foreign Trade Tops $19 Billion in Four MonthsIran's Non-Oil Foreign Trade Tops $19 Billion in Four Months

Iran’s non-oil foreign trade stood at $19.63 billion during the four months to July 21, of which exports accounted for $8.71 billion and imports constituted $10.92 billion, according to Rouhollah Latifi, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration. 
The country posted a trade deficit of $2.21 billion over the first four months of the current fiscal year. 
Noting that Iran traded over 42.07 million tons of non-oil goods during the four-month period, the official put the weight of exports and imports at 30.28 million tons and 11.79 million tons respectively, Fars News Agency reported.
“Compared with the corresponding period of last year [March 21-July 22, 2019], exports and imports registered a 39% and 1% decline in weight and a 40% and 24% decrease in value, respectively,” he said. 

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