Foreign Trade Hits $60bn in 8 Mths

Iran’s trade with foreign countries during the first eight months of the current Iranian year (began on March 20) surpassed $60 billion, the latest data released by the country’s Customs Office showed.

Iran’s foreign trade over the past eight months reached $60.907 billion, indicating an eight percent increase compared to the same period last year, the public relations department of the Customs Office announced.

The total value of the country’s imports and exports in the first eight months of last Iranian year amounted to $56.421 billion.

Over the past eight months, Iran imported $32.419 billion worth of goods, the report said, adding that the figure shows a 17.5 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

The value of Iran’s non-oil exports in the eight months also stood at $28.488 billion, indicating a 1.21 percent increase.

(Source: Tasnim, under Creative Commons licence)

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