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China Remains Iran’s Top Trade Partner

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (R) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping shake hands at the conclusion of a press conference in Tehran on Jan. 23, 2016.Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (R) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping shake hands at the conclusion of a press conference in Tehran on Jan. 23, 2016.

Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration's latest report shows China remains Iran’s top trading partner.
Iran’s non-oil trade with the East Asian country totaled $22.28 billion in the last Iranian year (ended March 20), indicating an increase of 16.82% compared to the year before, IRICA reported.
Iran exported 34.89 million tons of commodities worth $9.06 billion to China last year, down by 7.57% in tonnage and up by 8.31% in value year-on-year.
Apart from oil, major Iranian exports to China, in terms of value, include methanol, iron ore, ethylene glycol, liquefied propane and gas condensate.

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