The value of Iran’s non-oil exports stood at $3.352 billion in the second month of the current Iranian calendar year (April 21-May 21) to register a 27.5-percent rise compared to the same month in the previous year, the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.
Non-oil products worth $61 million were exported from Arvand Free Trade Zone (FTZ), in Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan, during the 1.5-month period since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21), according to a provincial official.
Director-general of Iran's Customs Administration announced a 48 percent increase in non-oil exports last month.
The value of Iran’s non-oil exports reached $6.3 billion in the first two months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-May 21), up 48 percent compared to the last year’s same period, IRIB reported on Wednesday quoting the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
Exports from Shahid Rajaee port, Iran’s largest and best-equipped container port, increased 59 percent in the first month of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-April 20), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to a provincial official.
Iran is earning tens of millions of dollars each month from exports of farming products despite trade bans imposed on the country and a new coronavirus pandemic which has seriously affected cross-border shipments.
Iranian Parliament Research Center (IPRC) said that the three countries [including the United Arab Emirates [UAE], China and Iraq] accounted for about 54 percent share of Iran’s total value of non-oil goods in 2018.
The first cargo of Iran agricultural products, fresh fruits and vegetables was exported to Kuwait during the outbreak of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
At least 20 trucks loaded with dates arrived in Pakistan through the Taftan border crossing after Islamabad decided to resume importing food items from Iran.
Iran has pocketed around $60 billion from exports of non-oil products, services, and energy since the US withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal.