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Growth in Non-Oil Trade With Iraq

Growth in Non-Oil Trade With IraqGrowth in Non-Oil Trade With Iraq

Iran traded 4.79 million tons of non-oil commodities worth $2.52 billion with Iraq during the first four months of the current fiscal year (March 21-July 22), registering a 13.97% and 22.02% increase in tonnage and value respectively compared with last year’s corresponding period, Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration’s statistics indicate. Iran’s exports to Iraq stood at 4.78 million tons worth $2.52 billion, up 14.12% and 23.19% in tonnage and value respectively year-on-year. Iraq was Iran’s third biggest export destination during the period. Iran mainly exported evaporative coolers, plastic sheets and tomatoes to Iraq during the four-month period. Iraq exported 17,267 tons of goods worth $5.78 million to Iran, down 16.46% and 76.23% in tonnage and value respectively YOY. Iraq was the 60th major exporter of goods to Iran during the period. Imports mainly included cellphones, aluminum and battery waste.

 

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