The head of NITC emphasized on Tuesday that no power can harm the country’s exports and imports, noting that free trade is Iran's right.
Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) updated its monthly trade figures with a spokesman saying that imports outpaced exports by $713 million in the month to August 21.
Secretary of Iran Rice Association Jamil Alizadeh Shayeq says despite prediction on the rise in domestic rice production, restrictions which have been imposed by India and Pakistan have affected rice imports and it had played influential role in the hike in price of rice in Iran.
Acting Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister Hossein Modarres Khiabani says the ministry will not let the goods with domestic counterparts be imported in order to protect domestic production and exports.
Iran’s foreign trade value hit $19.635 billion in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (from March 21 to July 22).
Iran's total foreign debts at the end of June 20, 2020, reached $8.655 billion, showing a 4 percent decrease compared to the preceding year.
The Director-General of Sistan and Baluchestan Ports and Maritime Department General Behrouz Aghaei on Tuesday said that cost of importing goods into Chabahar Free Zone [CFZ] will be decreased.
Head of Government Trading Corporation of Iran (GTC) Amir Talebi said that basic goods and commodities imported into the country last year [ended March 20, 2020] recorded a 2.5fold growth as compared to the same period of last year.
Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hajjati says Iran has to import some shipments of wheat this year because state purchases from local farmers at guaranteed prices are not enough.
The trade between Iran and Turkey reached a total of $4.21 billion during the first seven months of 2019, indicating a decline of 30.2% compared with the corresponding period of 2018.