Iran's Non-Oil Exports Exceeds $45 Billion
TEHRAN (FNA)- Non-oil exports of the Islamic Republic of Iran has exceeded $45 billion in the first 10 months of the Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2022, to January 22, 2023), a senior Iranian trade official announced.
Head of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization Alireza Peymanpak said that the non-oil exports of the country has reached $45.3 billion during the said period.
Peymanpak went on to say that the figure shows an increase of 18 percent compared to last year's corresponding period.
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-percent increase, he further noted.
The official pointed out that with regard to exports of non-oil products, Iran witnessed a 100-percent growth during last Iranian year (March 21, 2021-March 22, 2023).
In a relevant development last month, the latest data of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) showed Iran's foreign trade reached 125.86 million tons worth $88 billion in the first nine months of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2022).
Iran’s foreign trade (excluding crude oil export) stood at 125.86 million tons which was valued at $88 billion from the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21, 2022, to Dec. 21, 2022) to register a 17-percent rise in value compared with last year's corresponding period.
A total of 97.84 million tons of goods, excluding crude oil, worth $43.08 billion were exported during the period, registering a 2% and 19% year-on-year rise in weight and value respectively.
The exports mainly included natural gas with $6.78 billion, liquefied propane with $3.11 billion, methanol with $1.87 billion, butane with $1.82 billion and polyethene with $1.36 billion.
The above-mentioned products accounted for 15.75%, 7.22%, 3.4%, 2.4% and 1.3% of exports respectively.