Economy, Domestic Economy

Surplus in Trade With Japan

Surplus in Trade With JapanSurplus in Trade With Japan

More than 942,200 tons of non-oil goods valued at $474.7 million were exported to Japan during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 20-July 21). Exports in the corresponding period last year was $11.1 million. The marked rise is due the increase in the shipments of gas condensates, which is considered as non-oil by the Customs Administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Carpet, pistachio, vegetable seed and figs were among other exports. Meanwhile, Iran imported 13,200 tons of goods worth $115 million from Japan during the 4-month period, which indicates a 40% rise. Industrial machinery, auto parts, medical equipment and pharmaceuticals were among the main items.