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UAE Tops List of Exporters to Iran

UAE Tops List of Exporters to Iran
UAE Tops List of Exporters to Iran

The UAE was the biggest exporter to Iran in the first five months of the current fiscal year (March 21-Aug. 22), according to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration’s spokesman.
“Iran’s imports from the Arab country during the period reached 4.44 million tons worth $5.39 billion, registering a 157% and 68% YOY growth in weight and value respectively,” Rouhollah Latifi also told IRNA.
Livestock feed, reproductive farm animals, seeds, oils, legumes, tropical fruits, tea and coffee, spice, sugar, fruit juice, yeast, electrodes, rice, nutritional supplements, minerals, production raw materials, machinery, fabrics and yarns, rubber, wood and boards, wood and paper pulp, cardboard paper and paper, compressors, filters and strainers were the main imported goods.
Iran’s exports to the UAE hit 5.91 million tons worth $1.55 billion during the same period, registering a 15% decline in weight but a 33% growth in value.


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