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Exports to Neighbors Top $16b

Exports to Neighbors Top $16b
Exports to Neighbors Top $16b

Iran exported $16.64 billion worth of non-oil commodities to its 15 neighboring counties during the first 10 months of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2020-Jan. 19), more than $10.7 billion of which were shipped to Arab states, according to the director general of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran’s Arab and African Affairs Bureau. 
“Topping the list of neighboring Arab countries was Iraq, to which Iran exported $6.3 billion worth of goods during the period. It was followed by the UAE with $3.7 billion, Oman with $323 million, Qatar with $134 million, Kuwait with $125 million and Bahrain with $6 million,” Farzad Piltan was also quoted as saying by IRNA.
The official noted that Iraq, the UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain were Iran’s first, second, seventh, 10th, 12th and 14th biggest export destinations from among its 15 neighbors.


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