Economy, Domestic Economy

Upsurge in Iran's Non-Oil Exports to Japan

Upsurge in Non-Oil Exports to JapanUpsurge in Non-Oil Exports to Japan

Close to 1.7 million tons of non-oil goods valued at $670 million were exported to Japan during the seven months ending October 21. The export value stood at a meager $23 million in last year’s corresponding period. Gas condensates, carpets, pistachio, saffron, vegetable seeds and figs were the main exported commodities, according to the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration. More than 34,000 tons worth $221 million were imported from Japan to Iran during this period, which indicate a 31% rise in value year-on-year. The imports mainly included industrial machinery, auto parts, medical equipment and pharmaceuticals.


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