Economy, Domestic Economy

Tehran-Rome Q1 Trade Tops $380m

Tehran-Rome Q1 Trade Tops $380mTehran-Rome Q1 Trade Tops $380m

Iran exported some 28,000 tons of non-oil goods worth $167 million to Italy during the first three months of the current Iranian year (started March 20), which indicates a 36% rise compared with last year’s corresponding period, according to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration. The main exported commodities included steel products, urea, methanol, polyethylene, polystyrene and pistachio. Close to 28,000 tons of goods valued at about $222 million were imported from Italy to Iran during the same period, indicating a 7.8% year-on-year increase. Industrial machinery and parts, human and animal blood, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment were among the main imports.