Iran has exported non-oil commodities valued at $1.7 billion to Turkey during the first three months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-June 21), the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced.
Finance minister Ehsan Khandouzi says the country receives revenues of its oil exports no later than 90 days from shipment delivery dates despite American sanctions that restrict both purchases of Iranian oil and the related payments.
The CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company says Iran has the potential to double the crude oil exports from Kharg Island in the southern part of the country.
Iran says it will not accept any limit to its exports of oil when the situation normalizes with the lifting of the most draconian U.S. sanctions on the country.
Chairman of Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce Majid-Reza Hariri says if Iran cannot double its current export level in the upcoming years, the country will face with foreign currency crisis.
President Hassan Rouhani said that today, non-oil exports are responsible for providing the currency needed by the country.
Iranian oil exports have risen sharply in September in defiance of US sanctions, three assessments based on tanker tracking showed.
Head of Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce Majid Reza Hariri says the project for developing non-oil exports to China is one of the priorities of the private sector
President Hassan Rouhani says the national pipeline project launched on Thursday to carry oil as an alternative route for the Strait of Hormuz serves as an important message to those that have imposed sanctions on the country.
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran says the bank is determined to boost non-oil exports and it is easing forex mechanism for exports.