|Germany, EU’s leading exporter to Iran: Eurostat||
TEHRAN – Germany was the leading exporter of goods to Iran among the EU nations in June 2014, according to the EU statistics agency Eurostat.
The European country exported €207 million of goods to Iran in June 2014, an 88 percent rise compared to June 2013.
Italy and the Netherlands were the second and the third biggest exporters to Iran, with €78 million and €58 million of exports, respectively.
According to the Iran Customs Administration, Germany was the 11th biggest importer of non-oil goods from Iran and the sixth biggest exporter of non-oil goods to the country in the previous Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20, 2014,.
Iran exported $335.2 million of non-oil goods to Germany and imported $2.451 billion worth of non-oil goods from the European country.
Trade between Iran and the European Union amounted to €2.8 billion in the first five months of 2014, a 5 percent increase compared to the same period in 2013, according to Eurostat.
The EU exported €2.415 billion of goods to Iran during the 5-month period, a 4 percent rise compared to the year before, when the figure was €2.315 billion.
EU imports of goods from Iran totaled €386 million from January to May 2014, an 11 percent rise compared to the €347 million in imports in the first five months of 2013.
Meanwhile, the value of EU exports to Iran exceeded €544 million in May 2014, a 43 percent rise compared to May 2013. EU nations imported €63.1 million worth of goods from Iran in May 2014, an 8 percent increase compared to May 2013.
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