TEHRAN – The head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization Alireza Peyman-Pak said on Monday that non-oil exports of the country exceeded $45.3 billion in the first 10 months of the Iranian calendar year, an official said.
The official said that the non-oil exports of the country have exceeded $45.3 billion in the first 10 months of the Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2022, to January 20, 2033.)
Peyman-Pak went on to say that the figure shows an 18% increase compared to the corresponding period last year.
The official voiced hope that the figure would exceed $52 billion, noting that “we plan to achieve the largest growth in non-oil exports in the country over the past 10 years”.
Exports of goods to Eurasian states have seen a 24% increase, he further noted.
With regard to exports of non-oil products, Iran witnessed a 100% growth last Iranian year of 1400 (March 21, 2021-23), he added.
Ruhollah Latifi, Member of Iran Industry, Mine and Trade House said that more than 93 percent of the Iranian commodities have been exported to 20 countries.
Latifi said that 20 countries out of 143 export destinations accounted for more than 93 percent of the export share of Iranian goods.
He added that the 20 states consist of three Eurasian (European-Asian), two African and 15 Asian countries.
He further noted that 102.9 million tons of goods worth $45.3 billion were exported from Iran to 143 countries from March 21, 2022 to January 20, 2033.
According to Latifi, 96 million and 956,000 tons of the goods, worth $42 billion and $336 million and $589,000, have been exported to the top 20 countries.
China with $12.6 billion, Iraq with $8.9 billion, Turkey with $6.6 billion, the UAE with $4.8 billion and India with $1.6 billion were the first five destinations for exporting Iranian goods during the said period, he said.
A total of 76.1 million tons of goods worth $34.5 billion which was exported to the five states accounted for 76.3 percent of Iran’s total exports, he said.