Economy, Domestic Economy

93% Rise in Iran-S. Africa Trade

93% Rise in Iran-S. Africa Trade93% Rise in Iran-S. Africa Trade

Iran exported more than 64,200 tons of non-oil goods worth $21.4 million to South Africa during the first half of the current Iranian year (started March 20), registering a 93% hike compared with last year’s corresponding period. Petrochemicals, transformers, auto paint, carpet, date, pistachio and saffron were the main exported commodities, Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration reported. Meanwhile, 4,600 tons of goods worth $11.8 million were imported from the African country to Iran during the six-month period, which indicates a 49% rise year-on-year. The imports mainly included minerals, steel products, chemicals, vegetable seed and industrial parts.


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