Economy, Domestic Economy

$4b Surplus in 4-Month Non-Oil Trade

$4b Surplus in 4-Month  Non-Oil Trade$4b Surplus in 4-Month  Non-Oil Trade

Iran’s non-oil exports during the first four months of the current fiscal year (started March 20) exceeded imports by about $4 billion, according to First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri. “Based on figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, non-oil exports amounted to more than 41 million tons worth $16 billion during the period, which indicates a 36% and 21% increase in weight and value compared with last year’s corresponding period respectively,” he was quoted as saying by IRNA.