Economy, Domestic Economy

Surplus in Trade With Turkmenistan

Surplus in Trade With TurkmenistanSurplus in Trade With Turkmenistan

Iran exported 570,600 tons of non-oil goods worth $182.8 million to Turkmenistan during the first four months of the current Iranian year (March 20-July 21) -- a 27% decline in value compared to the similar period a year before, the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration reported. Steel products, bitumen, ethylene polymer pipes and hoses, potatoes, fodder, carpet, cement and apples were among the main exports. Meanwhile, more than 22,300 tons of goods worth $6.6 million, including grains, oil cake, cotton and raw silk, were imported from the neighboring Central Asian state to register a 42% rise.