TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s non-oil exports has increased by 7.5 percent in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (started March 21) as compared with the last year’s corresponding period, a senior Iranian trade official said.
“Non-oil exports, excluding gas condensates, increased by 7.5 percent during the first three months of the current year compared to the corresponding period of last year,” Iranian Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Masoud Movahedi said on Monday.
According to a recent customs data, Iran’s non-oil exports exceeded $9.7 billion in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (started March 21) irrespective of the US-led western sanctions imposed against the country.
Iran exported 21.699 tons of different goods, including gas condensates, worth $9.751 billion from March 21 to June 21, the Iranian Customs Administration reported.
Non-oil commodities accounted for $5.112 billion of the total $9.751 billion worth of goods exported in the first three months, while the export value of gas condensates and petrochemicals stood at $2.096 billion and $2.542 billion, respectively.
According to officials, Iran's non-oil exports exceeded $41 billion in the last Iranian year (ended March 20) despite the sanctions and restrictions imposed by the West on Tehran. ...